Yelena Andrienko

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This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Andreevna and the family name is Andrienko.

Yelena Andrienko (Russian: Елена Андреевна Андриенко) is a Russian soloist of Bolshoi Ballet, Honoured Artist of Russia.

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Yelena Andrienko
Andrienko as Kitri in Don Quixote, Serbia, National Theatre in Belgrade, 30.04.2011
Andrienko and Tsiskaridze in The Nutcracker, Bolshoi Theatre, 07.01.2012


Originally, Andrienko was born 24 March 1972 in a capital of Ukraine, Kiev[1] where she attended Kiev Ballet School. After graduating from there, she was trained by Sofia Golovkina at the Moscow State Academy of Choreography. From 1993 to 1995, she appeared in many Yuri Grigorovich's plays such as the 1994's Giselle where she played a role of Myrtha, and The Golden Age where she appeared as Rita. In 1995, she played a role of Muse in a play called Paganini and the same year took a role of Snow White in a play of the same name. In 1996, she played as Gamzatti in the La Bayadère and the same year participated in the Swan Lake of Vladimir Vasiliev as Swan Princess.[2]

Next year, she participated in a play called Sleeping Beauty where she played a role of Fairy of Carelessness and the same year played as Kitri in Don Quixote and in a comical play called The Taming of the Shrew where she played as Katarina. In 1998, she played a role of Marie in The Nutcracker and the same year portrayed as Princess Florine in a reincarnation of Sleeping Beauty.[3]

In 2000, she played a role of Magnolia in Cipollino and two years later appeared in a role of Odette-Odile in Swan Lake. In 2003, she participated in a play called The Limpid Stream where she played as a Balerina and the same year appeared as Clemence in Raymonda. In 2006, she played in Cinderella and next year participated as a soloist for In the Upper Room. The same year, she played in the Le Corsaire ballet and in 2009 appeared in La Sylphide and as a Pupil in the Lesson following by a role of Beranger in a ballet called Esmeralda.[4]

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  1. ^ "Yelena Andrienko". Retrieved October 10, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Yelena Andrienko". Bolshoi Ballet. Retrieved October 10, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Yelena Andrienko". Bolshoi Theatre of Russia. Retrieved October 10, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Elena Andrienko". Retrieved October 10, 2013.