Veronika Part in Bloomfield Hills at Geiger Classic Ballet Academy


VeronikaPartBorn in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1978, Veronika Part began her early training in artistic gymnastics before entering the Vaganova Ballet Academy in 1988. Part graduated in 1996 and joined the Kirov Ballet. She was promoted to soloist in 1998.

Part’s repertoire with the Kirov included Nikiya in La Bayadère, the Queen of the Dryads in Don Quixote, Myrta, Moyna and Zulma in in Giselle, Raymonda and Henrietta in Raymonda, the Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beautyand Odette-Odile in Swan Lake. She also danced roles in George Balanchine’s Apollo (Terpsichore), Jewels(Emeralds and Diamonds), Symphony in C (second movement) and Serenade, and in John Neumeier’s The Sounds of Empty Pages.

She was the winner of the BALTIKA Prize in 1999.

Part joined American Ballet Theatre as a Soloist in August 2002. Her roles with the Company include Terpsichore in Apollo, Nikiya in La Bayadère, Zina in The Bright Stream, Twig in Cinderella, Prayer inCoppélia, an Odalisque in Le Corsaire, Mercedes and the Queen of the Driads in Don Quixote, Myrta inGiselle, An Episode in His Past in Jardin aux Lilas, Manon in Lady of the Camellias, leading roles in Ballet ImperialThe Leaves Are Fading and Mozartiana, His Wife in The Moor’s Pavane, the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Snow Queen in Kevin McKenzie’s The Nutcracker, Clara in Alexei Ratmansky’s The NutcrackerOther Dances, the Chief Nursemaid in Petrouchka, Eldest Sister in Pillar of Fire, the Polovtsian Princess in thePolovtsian Dances, Raymonda, Henrietta, the White Lady and the Lead Spanish Dancer in Raymonda, Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, Princess Aurora and the Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, Odette-Odile, the Polish Princess and a Big Swan in Swan Lake, the Sylph in La Sylphide, the leading roles in Les Sylphides,Symphonie Concertane and Symphony #9, Terpsichore in Sylvia, the second movement in Symphony in C, The Awakening Pas de Deux and roles in Birthday Offering, The Brahms-Haydn Variations, Duets, The Garden of Villandry and Overgrown Path. She created Natalia in On the Dnieper, the Blue Pas de Deux and leading roles in DumbartonKaleidoscopeTriptych and Within You Without You: A Tribute to George Harrison.

 

 

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