Svetlana Gileva

Current Position

2013 – Current Principal Dancer,  Semperoper Ballett, Dresden

Education

Perm Ballet School, Russia

Previous Engagements

– Aalto Theater Essen

– Vereinigte Städtische Bühnen Krefeld-Mönchengladbach

– Mikhailovsky Ballet St. Petersburg, Russia. 

Repertoire

  •  Odette/Odile, »Swan Lake« (Productions by M. Petipa;
  • A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa and L. Ivanov, The Sugar Plum Fairy,
  • The Nutcracker (A. S. Watkin/ J. Beechey after M. Petipa);
  • Louise, The Nutcracker (J. Neumeier);
  • Nikiya, Hamsatti, La Bayadère;
  • Lilac Fairy, The Sleeping Beauty (Productions by M. Petipa; A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa);
  • Medora, Le Corsaire (P. Gusev);
  • Lescaut’s Mistress, Manon (K. MacMillan);
  • Bathilde, Giselle (D. Dawson);
  • Principal Couple “Symphony in C”, Emeralds« & Diamonds, (G. Balanchine);
  • Mazurka Girl, Les Sylphides (M. Fokine);
  • Soloist roles in Alles Walzer, (R. Zanella);
  • Bach, (R. North);
  • Das Verbrechen und die Bestrafung (G. Koftun);
  • Impressing the Czar, The Second Detail, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (W. Forsythe);
  • The World According To Us (D. Dawson);
  • Forgotten Land, Petite Mort, Bella Figura (J. Kylián);
  • Le Souffle de l’Esprit, Unerreichbare Orte (J. Bubeníček);
  • She was Black (M. Ek);
  • Walking Mad (J. Inger)

She created roles in the following pieces:

Aldonza, “Don Quixote” (A. S. Watkin); 1st Principal Couple, “Tanzsuite” (A. Ratmansky); Potiphar’s Wife, “The Legend of Joseph” (S. Celis); COW (A. Ekman)