Ballet soloists / Soloists

Nailia Adigamova

 

Nailia Adigamova graduated from the Vilnius Ballet School in 2005 and was appointed soloist of the LNOBT that same year. Her roles include Magnolia in “Cipollino”, a Swallow in “Doctor Ouchaches”, Pas de trois in “Swan Lake”, Queen of the dryads in “Don Quixote”, A bird of the Neverland in “Peter Pan”, Odette and Odile in “Swan Lake”, Pas de deux in “Giselle”, Lilac Fairy, Princess Florine and Fairy of Tenderness in “The Sleeping Beauty”, Pas de trois in “The Shadows” (“La Bayadere"), Snow-white in “Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs”, Columbine in “The Nutcracker”, Kiti in “Ana Karenina”, Osilde in "Tristan and Isolde".

In 2006 Nailia Adigamova also trained at the Mariinsky Theatre in Sankt Petersburg and worked with such teachers as Ninella Kurgapkina, Iozef Raoukout (Belgium) and Liudmila Kovaliova (Russia).

She has toured with the LNOBT ballet troupe to Spain and Latvia.




 



Ignas Armalis


In 2011 Ignas Armalis graduated from the Ballet Department of the National M. K. Čiurlionis' School of Arts (Danielius Kiršys' class) and in that same year joined the ballet company of the LNOBT. 

In 2010 I. Armalis won 3-4 place in the "Stora Daldansen" (Sweden) competition for your dancers and 1st place in the dance competition in Graz (France). Since 2010 I. Armalis has been participating in the productions of "Baltic Ballet Group" and "Gala" festival in Tartu (Estonia). 

His roles include: Prince ("Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"), Pas de trois ("Swan Lake"), Pas de deux ("Giselle") 



Ernestas Barčaitis



Kipras Chlebinskas


Kipras Chlebinskas graduated from the Ballet Department of the M. K. Čiurlionis' School of Arts and later studied at the Belarusian State Choreographic College. The young soloist worked on probation at the the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus, as well as at the National Academic Musical Theatre of the Republic of Belarus. 

K. Chlebinskas performed in the choreographic project of LNOBT's ballet dancers "Creative Impulse" and is regularly taking part in the productions of "Baltic Ballet Group". He toured to Italy, Spain, Hungary, Estonia. 

His roles include: Espada ("Don Quixote"), Soloist of Spanish dances ("The Nutcracker"), Pas de trois ("Swan Lake"), Pas de quatre ("Coppelia"), Baron ("Tristan and Isolde"). 



















Grytė Dirmaitė



Maja Dolidzė

Maya Dolidze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia on May 14, 1985. Graduated from The Bolshoi Ballet Academy (2004).  After graduation Maya joined Kremlin Theater (artistic director A. B. Petrov) and in 2005 moved to Tbilisi State Opera and Ballet theater (artistic director  Nina Ananiashvili). In 2006 she arrived to Edinburgh, Scotland and joined Curve Foundation Dance Company, (artistic director Ross Cooper.). Since 2009 she has been the member of the LNOBT’s ballet company.

 

M. Dolidze’s achievements include Laureate of International Youths Festival in Bulgaria (1995), Diploma at the "Antalya 96" Festival in Turkey (1996), "Contest of the Stars" Gold Star prize in Georgia (2000), 1st place in the Nomination for the best performing girls dancing part in the Contest of V. Chabukiani State Choreographic School of Tbilisi (2001), Diploma at the 1st International Chabukiani-Balanchin Ballet Contest  for young ballet artists (2001).

 

At the Tbilisi State Opera and Ballet Theatre she danced leading roles in George Balanchine's ballets "Duo Concertante", "Serenade", "Mozartiana", "Apollo" (Calliope), "Midsummer Night’s Dream" (Hermia), "Otello" (Desdemona), and worked on contemporary ballets, choreographed by Willian Forsythe and Rui Lopez Graza with the Curve Foundation Dance Company  

 

Repertoire at the LNOBT includes: Friends of Kitri ("Don Quixote"), Tree shades ("La Bayadere"), Fairies ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Countess cherry ( "Chipolino"), Giselle’s friends, Two Willis ( "Giselle"), Two Sylphs (" La Sylphide"), Foxes ("Snow Queen"), Russian doll ("Nutcracker").

 



Greta Gylytė


Ms. Gylytė graduated from the M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts in 2008, having studied with teachers A. Domeikienė, B. Tomaševičienė and J. Vymerytė. In that same year she became a part of the LNOBT's ballet company.

Her roles include: Mirthe ("Giselle"), Queen of Dryads ("Don Quixote"), Swallow ("Donctor Ouchaches"), Countess Cherry ("Cipollino"), The Grand Swan ("Swan Lake"), Pas de quatre ("The Nutcracker"), Fairy of Energy, Jewels ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Gamzatti, Grand pas ("La Bayadere"), Soloist of Jampa ("La Bayadere"), Three Friends ("La Sylphide"), Blanchefleur ("Tristan and Isolde"),  Franciska („The Blue Danube"), Bronislawa („Čiurlionis")  etc. 

Together with the LNOBT she has toured to Italy, Hungary and Latvia. 






 



Aleksandra Ivanova



Rūta Juodzevičiūtė


Rūta Juodzevičiūtė graduated from the Ballet Department of the M. K. Čiurlionis Shcool of Arts in 2006 and in that same year was accepted into the ballet company of the LNOBT. Her roles at the theatre include Soloist of Spanish Dances in "The Nutcracker", Jewel in "The Sleeping Beauty", Grand pas in "La Bayadere", Emilia in "Desdemona", Isolde („Tristan and Isolde"), Maria („Čiurlionis"), Micaela („Carmen") and others.












 

 



Marius Miliauskas



Aleksandras Molodovas


Aleksandras Molodovas graduated from the Almaty State Ballet Academy in 1980 and in that same year also became a member of the LNOBT's ballet company. Together with the LNOBT he has toured to Russia, Japan, USA, Spain, Italy, Poland, the Netherlands, Syria, Sweden, Germany, Africa, Turkey, Greece, Egypt, France and elsewhere. 

Mr. Molodovas' roles include: Prince Desire ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Siegfried and Rothbart ("Swan Lake"), James and Madge ("La Sylphide"), Albert ("Giselle"), Franz ("The Blue Danube"), Tybalt ("Romeo and Juliet"), Žilvinas ("Eglė, the Queen of Grass Snakes"), Bazil ("Don Quixote"), Zorba and Jorgos ("Zorba the Greek"), Priest ("The Rite of Spring"), Chekist ("The Red Giselle"), Favourite ("The Russian Hamlet"), Diaghilev ("Diaghilev. Fantasies"), etc.





 



Haruka Ohno

Haruka Ohno attended the Niigata ballet school in Japan and “Escola danca do conservatorio nacional” in Portugal. In 2011 she was accepted into the ballet company of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre.

 

Repertoire includes: Radish-girl (“Cipollino”), Marie (“The Nutcracker” by K. Pastor), Columbine and Chinese dance (“The Nutcracker” by A. Melanjyin), Pas de trois and Small swan (“Swan Lake”), Variation, Grand pas (“La Bayadere”), Jewel, Fairy of Goodness (“The Sleeping Beauty”), Fox and Sprite (“The Snow Queen”), Friend (“Coppelia”).  

 



Jekaterina Romankova


In 2001 - 2006 Jekaterina Romankova studied at the Ballet College in Minsk and also attended seminars held by celebrated ballet teachers from Japan, Ukraine and Russia. She graduated from the Vilnius Ballet School 2008 and since then is a soloist with the LNOBT.

Her roles include Grand pas de quatre and Shadow Trio in "La Bayadere", Fairy of Joy and Nereid in "The Sleeping Beauty", Pas de trois and Swan (corps de ballet) in "Swan Lake", Spirit (corps de ballet) and Giselle’s Friend in "Giselle", Dancer in the Dream scene in "Don Quixote", Florine ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Clara's friend and Soloist ("La Sylphide"), Duchess Sorokina ("Anna Karenina"), Countess Cherry ("Cipollino") and others. 






 



Julija Turkina


Ms. Julija Turkina graduated from the Ballet Department of the National M. K. Čiurlionis' School of Arts (class of B. Tomaševičienė). She has participated in various masterclasses with teachers from Russia, USA and France. Since 2009 Ms. Turkina has been a member of LNOBT's ballet company.

She has participated in the IV Lato Baletove festival in Krakow, New Baltic Dance (2007) and is a member of the Baltic Ballet Group. Together with the LNOBT she has toured in Italy, theatre of Triesto and Spain.

Ms. Turkina's roles include: Amore ("Don Quixote"), Fairy of Joy, Little Red Riding Hood ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Friend and a Doll ("Coppelia"), Little Swan and Napolitan Dance ("Swan Lake"), Shadow and Dancer with Fans ("La Bayadere"), Nutcracker, Mouse ("The Nutcracker"), Peasant ("Giselle"), Anna's maid ("Anna Karenina"), Nanny ("The Russian Hamlet"), Cipoletta ("Cipollino"), Rickytock ("Doctor Ouchaches"), Dancer ("Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", "Barbora Radvilaitė", "Romeo and Juliet"), etc.

 



Margarita Verigaitė


Ms. Verigaitė graduated from the Ballet Department of the M. K. Čiurlionis' School of Arts in 2004 (teachers L. Navickytė-Ramanauskienė, A. Sarokaitė-Domeikienė) and in that same year was accepted into the ballet company of the LNOBT. In 2009 she graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre as Dancer-Choreographer. She also participated in various masterclasses held at the M. K. Čiurlionis' School of Arts and LAMT. 

Ms. Verigaitė is participating in productions by the ACH Theatre, she was also a part of LAMT's project "Requiem for America". Together with the LNOBT she has toured to Italy, Spain, Estonia, Latvia, Poland.

Her roles include: Marina ("Zorba the Greek"), Street Dancer ("Don Quixote"), Soloist of Indian Dance ("La Bayadere"), Soloist of Spanish Dance ("The Nutcracker"), Fairy ("Cinderella"), Bronislawa („Čiurlionis"), Mercedes („Carmen"), etc. Ms. Verigaitė is participating in all ballet productions of the LNOBT.


  



Igoris Zaripovas


In 1996 Mr. Zaripovas graduated from the Ballet Department of the M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts and in the same year became a part of the LNOBT's ballet company. In 2004, after receiving a grant by R. Nureyev's Foundation, he worked on probation at the Paris Conservatory. In 2005 and 2006 he participated in Summer Dance Courses organized by the Arts Printing House, in 2008 graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre as an Actor-Dancer. Mr. Zaripovas is performing principal roles in productions by the Vilnius City Ballet, ACH Theatre, works of contemporary dance by Dovilė Petkūnaitė, Erika Vizbaraitė and Loreta Juodkaitė.

In 2005 he was awarded the Prize of Jurgis Žalkauskas, president of the Australian Association of Ballet, in 2006 - a Prize of Konstantinas Stašys.

Together with the LNOBT he has toured to Turkey, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Egypt, Greece, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, USA, Russia and Elswhere.

His roles include: Witch and Dwarf ("Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"), Soloist of Russian Dance ("The Nutcracker"), Arlequin, Friend ("Venetian Carnival"), Puss in Boots ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Dance Couch, Pumpkin ("Cipollino"), Cat, Barmaley ("Doctor Ouchaches"), Sword bearer, Friend ("The Red Giselle"), Toreador ("Carmen"), Grass Snake ("Eglė, Queen of Grass Snakes"), Benvolio ("Romeo and Juliet"), Soloist ("Carmina Burana"), Soloist ("The Falling Leaves"), Baron („Tristan and Isolde") etc.    



Voicechas Žuromskas



Andrius Žužžalkinas


Andrius Žužžalkinas graduated from the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts Ballet Department in 2001 and from Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (BA in acting) in 2006. Since 1999 he has been a soloist with the LNOBT, also participating in dance productions by Anželika Cholina and Loreta Juodkaitė. He currently participates in all ballet and most opera productions of the theatre.

Main roles at the LNOBT: Jester (“Swan Lake”), Iago and Cassio (“Desdemona”), Kashchei (“Firebird”), Nijinsky (“Diaghilev. Fantasies”), Idol and other roles in “La Bayadère”, Pas de deux (“Giselle”), Barmaley (“Doctor Ouchaches”), Man (“The Lost Son”), Cat in Boots and other characters in “The Sleeping Beauty”, Prince (“Cinderella”), Satire (“Faust”), performer of Russian dances in “The Nutckracker”, Pumpkin (“Chipolino”), Sleepy Dwarf (“Show White and the Seven Dwarfs”), Baron ("Tristan and Isolde"), Moravski („Čiurlionis"), Don Chose („Carmen") etc.

In 2008 he won a “Švyturys” Award as the Best Ballet Soloist of the year, in 2009 he also won a special ballet prize of Konstantinas Stašys.

Together with the LNOBT he toured in England, France, Egypt, USA, Greece, Denmark, Poland, Holland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Russia, Ukraine, Italy, Spain, Slovenia, etc.

 




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