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KATERINA
KOZACHENKO

PRINCIPAL DANCER

YEARS ON STAGE

23

SIGN OF THE ZADIAC

Capricorn

HOBBY

Painting

FAVORITE MOVIE

Home Alone 2

SONG TO SING

Living La Vida

Born in Ukraynka city, Ukraine. In the early 90’s she decided to devote her life to ballet.  In 1994 she entered the Kyiv State Ballet School. At the international ballet contest Prix de Lausanne (Switzerland) Ekateryna, as a winner of contest, received the educational grant and begin her study in high ballet school Schweizerische Ballettberufsschule in Zurich. After her graduation from high ballet school she was admitted National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine as a soloist. Ekateryna continued her studies in the State Academy of Culture and Arts and in 2005 got the diploma of tutor for modern choreography. In 2007 she joined well-known Boris Eifman ballet (Saint-Petersburg) where she danced as a soloist for several years. Today she is principal dancer in the National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine.

AWARDS:

1994 – International Ballet Competition n.af. Serge Lifar in Kyiv – Gold Medal

1997 – International Ballet Competition in Luxemburg – Grand Prix

1988 – International Ballet Competition n.af. Rudolf Nureyev in Budapest – Silver Medal

1998 – Merited Artist of Ukraine

2002 – The Certificate of Honor of the Government of Ukraine

2011 – People’s Artist of Ukraine

REPERTORY:

 

Sleeping Beauty — Princess Aurora, Lilac Fairy, Princess Florine

Swan Lake — Odette, Odile

La Bayadère — Nikiya, Gamzatti (the version of M.Petipa)

Nutcracker — Masha

La Sylphide — Sylphide

Giselle — Giselle, Mirta

Raymonda — Raymonda

Don Quixote — Kitri

Le Corsaire — Medora

Spartacus — Aegina

Scheherazade — Scheherazade

Carmen Suite — Carmen