Mikhail Berdichevsky

Born in Donetsk (Ukraine).
Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2002 (class of Vitaly Tsvetkov).
Joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 2003.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Le Corsaire (Forban Dance); production by Pyotr Gusev after the composition and choreography of Marius Petipa),
The Sleeping Beauty (the Grey Wolf); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev),
La Bayadère (Hindu Dance, Magdaveya); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Vladimir Ponomarev and Vakhtang Chabukiani,
Don Quixote (Espada, Gypsy Dance); choreography by Alexander Gorsky after motifs of the composition and choreography by Marius Petipa (Gypsy Dance staged by Nina Anisimova),
Michel Fokine’s ballets Pétrouchka (Grooms), Schéhérazade (Eunuch) and Polovtsian Dances (Polovtsian),
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Nurali, Tatar Dance); choreography by Rostislav Zakharov,
The Nutcracker (Trepak); choreography by Vasily Vainonen,
Romeo and Juliet (Capulet Servants); choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky,
Leonid Yakobson’s ballets Shurale (Matchmakers) and Spartacus (Mimes),
Leningrad Symphony (Chairman); choreography by Igor Belsky,
The Nutcracker (Mother Gigone, Pulcinellas); production by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Kirill Simonov,
Alexei Ratmansky’s ballets Anna Karenina (Yegorushka Korsunsky) and Cinderella (Hairdressers)
and dances in the operas The Queen of Spades (Amour, The Shepherdess’ Sincerity pastorale (Shepherd)), Aida (Military Commander), Falstaff (Devils) and Betrothal in a Monastery (Jesters).

Has toured with the Mariinsky Ballet to Italy, Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands, France and the USA.

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