Artemyi Pyzhov

Artemyi Pyzhov

First soloist
He graduated at the State Ballet Academy in Moscow (2010) and later from the Moscow State Academy of Choreography, Department of Choreography and Repetition, where, in 2014, he received the title ballet artist and ballet teacher.
 
He worked with the Russian State Ballet (2010 – 2014). During his studies, he performed at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. In 2013, he participated in the 20th Jubilee Gala Concert of World Stars in Donetsk, Ukraine.
 
Since the 2014/2015 season, he has been the soloist with the SND Ballet and, in 2016, he was promoted to principal soloist.
 
His repertory with the Ballet of the Slovak National Theatre includes principal and solo parts such as Prince Siegfired, Pas de trois (Swan Lake, ch. R. Avnikian after M. Petipa, L. Ivanov), Albrecht (Giselle, ch. R. Avnikian after J. Perrot, J. Coralli, M. Petipa), Princ Désiré (The Sleeping Beauty, ch. V. Malakhov), Prince (The Nutcracker, ch. R. Avnikian after V. Vainonen), Conrad, Ali (Le Corsaire, ch. V. Medvedev, S. Fečo after M. Petipa), Basilio (Don Quixote, ch. V. Medvedev, S. Fečo after M. Petipa), Solor (La Bayadère, ch. R. Avnikian after M. Petipa), Pierre Gringoire (La Esmeralda, ch. V. Medvedev after M. Petipa), Dimitri (Beyond Sin/The Brothers Karamazov, ch. B. Eifman), Fokin, Nijinsky (Nijinsky – God of Dance, ch. D. de Andrade), Danseur noble (Chaplin, The Tramp – Homage to the Prodigy, ch. D. de Andrade), Prince (From Fairytale to fairytale, ch. J. Dolinský). He also danced in the ballets Midsummer’s Night Dream (ch. Y. Vámos), Slovak Dances (ch. N. Horečná) Romeo and Juliet … Just Like Yesterday (ch. N. Horečná).
 
His repertory outside the SND Ballet includes roles in the ballets as Chipollino, Coppélia, Harlequiniade, Le spectre de la rose, Cinderella, La Sylphide, Valpurgis Night, Venetian Carnival, etc..
 
Awards:
Ekaterina Maximova Ballet Competition Arabesque (2012) – Diploma, Press Jury Award and George Zoritch Prize for Best Female or Male Dancer for Purity of Technique and Artistic Execution
12th International Ballet Competition of Ballet dancers and Choreographers (2013) – silver medal
International Ballet Competition in Spoleto (2014) – Grand prix

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