Yuri Klevtsov (Leading Ballet Soloist)|
Born in Moscow. In 1988, having completed his studies
at the Moscow College of Choreography (Alexander Prokofiev’s class), he joined
the Bolshoi Ballet Company.
In 1992, he gradated from the performers faculty
of the Institute of Choreography (today College and Institute have been
amalgamated into the Moscow Academy of Choreography).
At the present time,
his teacher-repetiteur is Mikhail Lavrovsky.
Chinese Doll (Nutcracker.
Yuri Grigorovich production)
Benedict (Love for Love.
Music by Tikhon Khrennikov. Vera Boccadoro production)
Bernard (Raimonda. Yuri Grigorovich
Danila (The Stone Flower.
Music by Sergei Prokofiev. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Title role (Romeo and
Juliet. Yuri Grigorovich production)
A Slave (Le
Corsaire. Konstantin Sergeyev production)
Solor (La Bayadere. Yuri
Ferkhad (A Legend of Love.
Music by Arif Melikov. Yuri Grigorovich
Conrad (Le Corsaire. Yuri
Basilio (Don Quixote. Yuri
Grigorovich production, then Alexei Fadeyechev production)
Title role (Romeo and Juliet.
Choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky)
Blue Bird (The Sleeping Beauty.
Yuri Grigorovich production)
Waltz (The Polish
Ball in the opera Ivan Susanin. Choreography by Rostislav
Ivan (The Humpbacked Horse. Music
by Rodion Shchedrin. Nikolai Androsov production)
(La Sylphide. Choreography by August
Fille mal gardee. Music by Louis Herold. Choreography by Frederick
Bright Stream. Music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Alexei Ratmansky
production) - creation
Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet.
Declan Donnelan and Radu Poklitary creation)
Doctor (Ward No.
6 to music by Arvo Part. Radu Poklitaru production) -
(Carmen Suite. Alberto Alonso production)
The Evil Genius
(Swan Lake. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Soloist (Misericordes to
music by Arvo Part. Christopher Wheeldon
Conrad (Le Corsaire.
Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Burlaka after
The Marquis Costa de
Beauregard (Boris Asfiev's The Flames of Paris. Production and new
choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen)
Yuri Klevtsov has numerous
foreign contracts. From 1995-96, he was guest soloist with
Argentine’s Teatro Colon Ballet Company where he danced lead roles in the
classical and modern repertory and participated in the Company’s premiere
production of La Fille mal gardee (choreography by Frederick Ashton).
In 2000, he danced the part of Ferkhad at the premiere of Legend of
Love at the State Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Istanbul.
participated several times in the international Stars of the 21st
Century project, organized by the Canadian impresarios Nadia Veselova-Tencer
and Solomon Tencer (these gala-concerts of the world’s ballet stars have taken
place in Toronto, Paris, Cannes, New York, Tokyo).
Since November 2008 he
has become Assistant Ballet Director in Rostov State Opera and Ballet
he won the 1st prize at the All-Union Competition of Ballet Dancers,
in Moscow and the 2nd prize at the International Competition of
Ballet Dancers, in Varna.
In 1995, he was awarded the title of Merited
Artist of the Russian Federation.
In 2001, he was awarded the order of
In 2008, he was awarded the title of People's Artist of the