Ivan Sitnikov


Ivan Sitnikov was born in Leningrad (St Petersburg). Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet (class of Boris Yakovlevich Bregvadze). Joined the Mariinsky Ballet Company in 2005. From 2014 - soloist of St.Petersburg Russian ballet theatre.

    His repertoire includes:

Shurale (Ali-Batyr)

Swan Lake (von Rothbart)

Romeo and Juliet (Tybalt)

Le Corsaire (Birbanto)

Michel Fokine’s ballets The Firebird (Ivan Tsarevich) and Le Carnaval (Pierrot)

Spartacus (Athenian Jester, African)

La Sylphide (Gurn)

The Bedbug (Dandy)

The Nutcracker (Two Cossacks)

staging by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Kirill Simonov, Alexei Ratmansky’s ballets:

Cinderella (Winter)

The Little Humpbacked Horse (Danilo)

The Magic Nut (Polish Suitor); staging by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Donvena Pandoursky

Donvena Pandoursky’s ballets

Metaphysics (Coloured Lines)

The Meek One (the Man’s Doppelganger)

Le Sacre du printemps (Praying Mantis)

Sasha Waltz's ballet

Le Sacre

Dmitry Bryantsev’s miniature Old Photograph

Yuri Smekalov's ballet

Presentiment of Spring (Yarilo)

Since 2005 he has regularly performed in International Dance School gala concerts in Tokyo.

In 2008 he appeared as Lankedem and Birbanto in a performance of Le Corsaire at the Opera di Roma.

He has toured with the Mariinsky Ballet Company to the UK (London), Germany (Baden-Baden, Berlin), Italy (Venice, Ferrara), Israel (Tel-Aviv), the USA (Washington) and Japan (Tokyo).