Marko Juusela

• Prize-winner at Russian competition of young ballet dancers Russia Ballet (2nd prize, Moscow, 2019)
• Prize-winner at the International Vaganova-Prix Ballet Dancers’ Competition (1st prize, St Petersburg, 2018)

Born in Finland.
Graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in 2019 (class of Nikolai Tsiskaridze).
Joined the Mariinsky Ballet the same year.

Repertoire includes:
La Sylphide (Youths); choreography by August Bournonville, revised version by Elsa-Marianne von Rosen,
Giselle (Classical Duet); choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa,
Raymonda (variation); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Prodigal Son (Friends of the Prodigal); choreography by George Balanchine,
The Nutcracker (Jester); choreography by Vasily Vainonen,
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Youths); choreography by Rostislav Zakharov,
Spartacus (Athenian Jester); choreography by Leonid Yakobson,
The Legend of Love (Ferkhard’s friends); choreography by Yuri Grigorovich,
The Nutcracker (Cossacks, Spanish Dance); production by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Kirill Simonov,
Le Parc; choreography by Angelin Preljocaj,
Cinderella (Summer); choreography by Alexei Ratmansky,
Paquita (Officers); choreography by Yuri Smekalov, reconstruction and staging of Marius Petipa's choreography (Act III Grand Pas) by Yuri Burlaka,
Daphnis et Chloé; choreography by Vladimir Varnava,
The Fairy's Kiss (the Fairy I’s retinue); choreography by Maxim Petrov.

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