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Maksim Marinin



Born in 1985 in Komsomolsk-na-Amure. In 2007 graduated from Khabarovsk State Institute of Fine Arts and Culture as a choreographer. He combined his studies with training as a ballet dancer at Novosibirsk State School of Choreography (now Novosibirsk State College of Choreography), completing the course in 2009; at the same time worked at Novosibirsk State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet.

After that, he joined Jakobson’s State Ballet Theater, St. Petersburg (2007 – 2009), in 2009 – 2014 danced for Mikhailovsky Ballet Theater (St. Petersburg). Solo appearances in Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty,  Spartacus; ballets by Nacho Duato, as well as in a number of ballets by Leonid Jakobson. Moved to Moscow in 2014, works as a Guest Principal Dancer with Russian Imperial Ballet (Art Director Gideminas Taranda).

His solo appearances include “Prince” in Nutcracker; “Siegfried”, “von Rothbart” in Swan Lake (choreography by M. Petipa and L. Ivanov, revised version by K. Sergeyev); “Desire” in Sleeping Beauty; “Tiebald” in Romeo and Juliet (choreography by L. Lavrovsky); “Hans” in Giselle; “Torero, José” in Carmen-Suite (choreography by A. Alonso), “Espada” in Don Quixote (choreography by A. Gorsky and M. Petipa) “Harmodius” in Spartacus (choreography by L. Yakoboson), and others.

Since 2016, holds the position of Deputy General Manager of Arts Center Saint-Michel.