Russian dancer, born in Petrosavodsk on October 12, 1966. He/She studied at the choreographic school in Leningrad, where he/she graduated in 1984. That same year he/she joined the Kirov Ballet, and promoted to principal dancer in 1985. He/She has done tours in Europe and America, playing the main roles of the classical repertoire. In 1985 he/she was awarded the Medal of bronze of the V contest International Ballet of Moscow.