Jevgeni Grib

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Jevgeni Grib graduated from Tallinn private ballet school “Fouette” (2001) and Tallinn Ballet School (2010). He is the member of the Estonian National Ballet since the same year. In 2013–14 he was a soloist with the Eifman Ballet in St. Petersburg and since 2014 he is a guest soloist with the same theatre. His repertoire includes the title role in Edur’s/Aints’ “Modigliani – the Cursed Artist”, Alexandr Menshikov (Edur’s/Aints’ “Catherine I”), Alan (Meckler/Ochoa/Salem’s “A Streetcar Named Desire”), Hilarion (Adam’s “Giselle”), the Farmhand and the Devil (Tubin’s “The Goblin”), Prince (Prokofiev’s “Cinderella”), Puss in Boots (Tchaikovsky’s “The Sleeping Beauty”), pas de deux (“Le Corsaire” by Adam), Pepe (Kesler’s “The House of Bernarda Alba”), Hans (Kesler’s “Undine”), Grand pas de deux (Minkus’ “La Bayadère”), Gremin (Cranko’s “Onegin”), Rothbart and Spanish Dance (Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”), Gangster (Upkin’s “Jazz Ballet Club”), Witch (Harangozó’s/Kocsak’s “Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs”), Doll-soldier and soloist of the “Chinese Dance” (“The Nutcracker” by Tchaikovsky), Cavalier (MacMillan’s “Manon”), soloist (Helimets’ “Time”), Pepe (Kesler’s “Bernarda Alba’s House”) as well as soloist roles in Edur’s “Silent Monologues”, Kesler’s “Othello” and “The Generous Tree”, Balanchine’s “Who Cares?”, MacMillan’s “Song of the Earth”, Harchenko’s “Conversation with the Swan” and “Out of Opera”. In the Eifman Ballet he danced the title role in “Onegin”, Serge Lifar in “Red Giselle”, Boy “Requiem” (all Eifman’s chroegraphy). In 2018 he debuted on the main stage of the Estonian National Opera with his short ballet “Keep a Light in the Window” to the music of Artur Lemba, Lepo Sumera, Sasha Pushkin and in 2019 he created “Youth Has No Age”. In 2012 he won the Chrystal Shoe Award, in 2013 he won the award of the Estonian Dancers’ Union, in 2018 the Annual Estonian Theatre Award for his roles of Alan in “A Streetcar Named Desire” and Hilarion in Adam’s “Giselle” in 2018 the Annual Estonian Theatre Award for his choreography and staging for the short ballet “Keep a Light in the Window”.

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