Olga Chelpanova

Olga Chelpanova

First soloist
In 2004 she graduated at the Secondary Arts School under the Head of the Komi Republic and, in 2006, at the College of Arts of the Komi Republic. In 2013 she graduated at the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts in Moscow (RATI, known as GITIS).
 
Since 2006 she is a leading soloist with the Sapaev Mari Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 2017 she joined as soloist the Ballet of the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava; in 2018 she was promoted to leading soloist.
 
Her repertory with the Ballet of the Slovak National Theatre includes principal roles such as Odette/Odile (Swan Lake, ch. R. Avnikian after M. Petipa), Esmeralda (La Esmeralda, ch. V. Medvedev, S. Fečo), Masha (The Nutcracker, ch. R. Avnikian, J. Dolinský), Medora (La Corsaire, ch. V. Medvedev, S. Fečo), Giselle (Giselle, ch. R. Avnikian after J. Perrot, J . Coralli), Kitri (Don Quixote, ch. V. Medvedev, S. Fečo after M. Petipa), Oona Chaplin (Chaplin, The Tramp – Homage to the Prodigy, ch. D. de Andrade) and Solo (Thais, ch. N. Poláková).
 
Her repertory outside the SND includes principal roles such as Girl (Bolero), Carmen (Carmen Suite), Amor, She (Carmina Burana), Lesbian (Catulli Carmina), 7th waltz and Prelude (Chopiniana), Cinderella, Spring Fairy, Autumn Fairy (Cinderella), Queen of Dryads, Kitri, Grand pas, Kitri’s friend (Don Quixote), Peasant pas de deux, Giselle (Giselle), Nikia, Gamzatti (La Bayadère), Esmeralda, Fleur de Lys (La Esmeralda), Grand pas (La fille mal gardée), Medora (Le Corsaire), Hermia (Midsummer Night’s Dream), Soloist (Orpheus and Eurydice), Juliet (Romeo and Juliet), Phrygia (Spartacus – The Triumph of Rome), Margarita (The Master and Margarita), Princess Aurora (Sleeping Beauty) and Bacchante (Walpurgis Night from the opera Faust).
 
Awards and honorary titles
Soul of Dance (2017) – Star
International Ballet and Contemporary Dance Competition in Vienna (2014) – gold medal
Korea International Ballet Competition in Seoul(2014) – gold medal
Honoured Artist of Republic of Mari El (2012)
 
Grigorovich International Competition Young Ballet of World in Sochi (2012) – 3rd place
International Ballet Competition Arabesque in Perm (2012) – 3rd place; Press jury award for An Artistic Growth and Dramatic Expressiveness
1st. Galina Ulanova Ballet Competition in Krasnoyarsk (2008) – bronze medal
 
10th Open Competition of Ballet dancers of Russia Arabesque (2008) – gold medal
International Ballet Competition Arabesque in Perm (2006) – Press Jury Award for subtle performance of classical dance

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