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Anna Ol

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Anna Ol (Krasnoyarsk, Russia) joined Dutch National Ballet as a principal inAugust 2015. She trained at the Krasnoyarsk Ballet College and has danced with the Siberian State Ballet, the State Opera of Tatarstan, the Michailovsky Theatre in St Petersburg and the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre in Moscow, where she danced all the major roles of the classical repertoire and worked with choreographers like Jiří Kylián and John Neumeier, Natalia Makarova, Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Jerome Robbins and others. 

Anna won gold at the Grand Prix Galina Ulanova in Krasnoyarsk in 2008 and at the Arabesque competition in Perm (Russia) in 2010. In 2018 she was nominated for 'Best dancer of the year' in the British Critic's Choice. Anna danced as a guest soloist at various international ballet galas. In 2017 she performed with the Semperoper Ballett in Dresden as Manon, in Kenneth MacMillan's highly acclaimed choreography of the same name, and in 2018 she performed as guest soloist with the Staatsballett Berlin in a reconstruction of La Bayadère by Alexei Ratmansky.
 
 

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  • With the Dutch National Ballet:  2015
  • Place of Birth:  Krasnojarsk, Rusland
  • Career with Dutch National Ballet:  Principal (August 2015)
  • Previously danced with:  Siberian State Ballet, the State Opera of Tatarstan, the Michailovsky Theatre in St Petersburg and the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre in Moscow
  • Training:  Krasnojarsk Ballet College
  • Awards:  'Best dancer of the year' - Critic's Choice 2018; 'Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer' - Critic's Choice 2017; Gold - Grand Prix Galina Ulanova (Krasnojarsk, 2008); Gold - Arabesque-competitie (Perm, 2010)