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.




 



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"). 



















Valerijus Fadejevas

 

After graduating from the Choreography School in Novosibirsk in 1978, he speant a two-year training period at the Vaganova Russian Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg. He has been soloist of the LNOBT since 1980.

His current repertoire includes: The Bluebird ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Pas de deux ("Giselle"), Jester ("Swan Lake"), Mercutio ("Romeo and Juliet)", Arlequin ("The Nutcracker"), Vanya ("Doctor Ouchaches"), Puck ("A Midsummer Night's Dream"), Cipollino ("Cipollino"), The Birch ("Eglė, Queen of Grass Snakes"), Ballet Coach ("Red Giselle"), Korsunsky ("Anna Karenina"), etc.

He has appeared on tours in Central America, Holland, Germany, the USA, France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Syria, Kuwait, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Denmark, United Kingdom and elsewhere.





 



Kristina Gudžiūnaitė


Ms. Kristina Gudžiūnaitė was born in 1989. In 2008 she graduated from the Ballet Department of the M. K. Čiurlionis‘ School of Arts (teachers B. Tomaševičienė and Jurij Melnikov). In 2008-2009 she also studied at the Ballett-Akademie Heinz Bosl-Stiftung in Munich, Germany (teachers Hans-Joachim Metz, Konstanze Vernon, Kirill Melnikov). To improve her skills further, she participated in intensive dance courses held at the Royal Ballet School Covent Garden (2007) and education programme at the Australian ballet and Syndey opera house.
 

In 2009-2010 Ms. Gudžiūnaitė was a member of corps de ballet at the Hong Kong Ballet, taking part in such ballets as “Giselle”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “Nutcracker”, “La Bayadere”, “Symphony in 3 Movements”, Effi („La Sylphide"), Osilde („Tristan and Isolde"), Vilisa („Gisel"), Frasqiita („Carmen") etc.
 

Since 2010 she has also been a soloist with the ballet company of the LNOBT. Her roles include Clara’s friend, Doll and Clara (“Coppelia”), Blue bird pas de deux and Jewel Variation (“Sleeping Beauty”), Bianca (“Desdemona”), 1st variation in "Shadow Trio" (“La Bayadere“),Pas de troix in "Swan Lake", etc.
 

In 2008 Ms. Gudžiūnaitė became a semi-finalist in the Prix de Lausanne (Switzerland), she also won the 1st Prize at the International ballet competition in Grasse (France, 2006). She was awarded 1st Prize and Public Favourite Prize at the Stora Daldansen (Sweden), and Young Ballet Talent Prize bestowed by the Australian foundation.




















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. 






 



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.












 

 



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.





 



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. 






 



Stanislav Semianiura



Rasa Taučiūtė


In 1996 Ms. Rasa Taučiūtė graduated from the Ballet Department of the M. K. Čiurlionis School of arts (class of Jolanta Vymerytė) and in the same year became a part of the LNOBT's ballet company. She is participating in the productions by ACH Theatre, creative projects of the LAMT.

Together with the LNOBT she has toured to Italy, Japan, Spain, England, Russia, Poland, Turkey, Slovenia, Germany, Latvia, France and elsewhere.

Her roles include: Street Dancer ("Don Quixote"), Marina ("Zorba the Greek"), Mirthe, Bathilde ("Giselle"), Sylvia ("Venetian Carnival"), Seductress ("The Prodigal Son"), The Sacrificed ("The Rite of Spring"), Mrs. Capuletti ("Romeo and Juliet"), Betsy ("Anna Karenina"), Fortune ("Carmina Burana"), Stepmother ("Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"), Soloist ("Acid City"), Fox ("Doctor Ouchaches"), Soloist of Panadera ("Raymonda"), Soloist of Spanish Dance, the Grand Swan ("Swan Lake"), 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.    



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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