Dmitri Gruzdyev

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St Petersburg, Russia.

Vaganova Ballet Academy.

Previous company:
Kirov Ballet.

English National Ballet:
Joined 1993, Principal Dancer 2003, Senior Principal 2007.

Favourite roles:
Albrecht in Giselle, Solor in La bayadère, Des Grieux in Manon.

Career highlights:
Working with Glen Tetley and Natalia Makarova and meeting Mikhail Baryshnikov and
Rudolf Nureyev.

Other info:
First prize at the first Vaganova Ballet Competition (1988) Has two beautiful children with former dancer, Sarah Arnott.

 "…Dmitri Grudzyev, noble, discreet and powerfully occupying the stage, as well as being a first-class partner"
The Telegraph

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