12th World Ballet Festival in Tokyo


I'm performing in The World Ballet Festival with Daniil Simkin. We will open it with Don Quixote and then take part in 9 Galas dancing 3 pas de deux (Tchaikovsky Pas, Flames of Paris and Le Corsaire) World Ballet Festival Other dancers in the festival include: Hélène Bouchet & Thiago Bordin Alina Cojocaru & Johan Kobborg (Royal Ballet) Bernice Coppieters & Gil Roman José Carreňo & Xiomara Reyes (ABT) Aurélie Dupont & Manuel Legris (Paris Opera) Mathieu Ganio & Mizuka Ueno Sylvie Guillem & Nicolas Le Riche Natalia Osipova & Leonid Sarafanov (Mariinsky & Bolshoi) Agnès Letestu & José Carreňo (Paris Opera) Marianela Nuñez & Thiago Soares (Royal Ballet) David Makhateli & Mizuka Ueno (Royal Ballet & Tokyo Ballet) Vladimir Malakhov & Diana Vishneva Tamara Rojo & Federico Bonelli Elisabet Ros & Gil Roman Polina Semionova & Friedemann Vogel Svetlana Zakharova & Andrei Uvarov World Ballet Festival - full list of dancers

'Superstars of Dance' Semifinals

I made it to the semi finals on NBC's 'Superstars of Dance' as the ballet soloist on the Russian team! I got 63 points (9-9-9-9-9-9-9) :)

Next Monday (12th January) I'll be dancing the variation of Medora from Le Corsaire.

Reviews:

"Bolshoi-trained Russian ballerina Maria Kochetkova, a principal dancer with the San Francisco Ballet soared through an excerpt from the ballet 'Don Quixote'"
Washington Post

"SF Ballet Star Goes for TV Gold"
NBC Bay Area