Ballet Director 芭蕾艺术总监
Originally from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Saniya Abilmajineva graduated from the Choreography College in Moscow in 2007. From 2007-2008, she performed as the first soloist with the Natalia Satz Theatre (formally known as the Children’s Musical Theatre). Saniya joined Canada’s Ballet Jörgen as a company dancer in 2009. Saniya’s roles with CBJ include the title roles in Anastasia, Romeo & Juliet, and Cinderella; Lady Birch in The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition, and Aurora in Sleeping Beauty. Saniya was part of the creation of many roles in CBJ’s 25th anniversary production of Swan Lake and toured Canada performing the acclaimed principal role of Odette/Odile. In 2013 Saniya had the opportunity to dance Giselle as a guest artist with the International School of Ballet.
-Semi-finalist, The International Ballet Competition, Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre, 2009.
-Diploma, The International Ballet Competition, New York, 2007.
-Diploma, The International Ballet Competition, Shanghai, 2007.
-Gold Medalist, The International Ballet Competition, Berlin, 2006.
-Silver Medalist, The International Ballet Competition, Berlin, 2005.
Areas of Specialization:
-Ballet, Point, Classical and Contemporary Repertoire, & Character Dance