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Natalia Osipova

Natalia Osipova

Born in Moscow, she began dancing at the age of five. From 1995 to 2004, she trained at the Moscow Bolshoi Ballet Academy and on graduating entered the corps of the Bolshoi Ballet, where she was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2010. Her repertoire there included Kitri (Don Quixote), Giselle, Nikiya and Gamzatti (La Bayadère), Princess Aurora (The Sleeping Beauty) and Swanilda (Coppélia), as well as La Sylphide and Esmeralda. In 2011, she left the Bolshoi to join the Mikhailovsky Ballet as a Principal. She joined the Royal Ballet as a Principal Dancer in autumn 2013, after appearing as a Guest Artist the previous season as Odette/Odile (Swan Lake). Her roles with the Royal Ballet have since included Giselle, Juliet, Sugar Plum Fairy (The Nutcracker), Titania (The Dream) and roles in Serenade and Christopher Wheeldons DGV: Danse à grande vitesse. She has created roles in Wayne McGregors Tetractys  The Art of Fugue and Alastair Marriotts Connectome. She has appeared as a Guest Artist with companies around the world. In March 2012, she was named a Principal at American Ballet Theatre, where she created the title role in Alexey Ratmanskys The Firebird. Her awards include Golden Mask Russian Theatre Awards for her performances in Twyla Tharps In the Upper Room (2008) and La Sylphide (2009), British Critics Circle National Dance Awards (Best Female Dancer, 2007 and 2010) and the Benois de la Danse Award (Best Female Dancer, 2008).

Natalia Osipova’s professional awards include Grand Prix of the International Ballet Competition in Luxembourg (2003), 3rd prize of the X International Ballet Competition in Moscow (2005), the “Rising Star” prize from the Ballet magazine (Moscow, 2007), the Golden Mask Award as Best Female Dancer for her performance of Twyla Tharp’s In The Upper Room.

She was also selected “Female Dancer of the Year” by the German magazine “Ballet-Tanz” (Berlin). In 2008 and 2011, she received UK National Dance Awards as Best Female Dancer. In 2008, Natalia was awarded the Positano Dance Award Leonide Massine (Italy). She was also awarded the Special Prize of the Golden Mask jury as well as the Benois de la danse International Dance Association prize for her interpretation of the roles of Sylphide, Giselle, Medora (Le Corsaire), Jeanne (The Flames of Paris). She received Grand Prix of the International Dance Open Festival (2011) and was named Miss Virtuosity at the same festival in 2010. According to survey conducted by the German Magazine Ballettanz, in 2007 she was The Best Female Dancer of the Year.
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