In 2006, Muntagirov entered the Prix de Lausanne competition. He won a scholarship and chose to attend the Royal Ballet School. Upon graduation from the Royal Ballet School in 2009, Muntagirov joined English National Ballet. He was promoted to first soloist in 2010, principal in 2011 and lead principal in 2012. While at the ENB, he was noted for his partnership with Daria Klimentova, which has been associated with Fonteyn and Nureyev. He joined the Royal Ballet as a principal in February 2014. His first performance with the Royal Ballet was as Prince Florimund in The Sleeping Beauty.
- 2006: Prix de Lausanne scholarship
- 2008: Gold medal, senior men's division, Youth America Grand Prix
- 2011: Critics' Circle National Dance Award : Outstanding Male Performance (Classical)
- 2013: Benois de la Danse : Prix Benois de la Danse for his role as the Prince in Sleeping Beauty by Kenneth MacMillan with English National Ballet
- 2016: Critics' Circle National Dance Award : Dancing Times Award for best male dancer
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