Igor Zelensky

Former Princpal Dancer, New York City Ballet and The Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet - Artistic Director, The Novosibirsk State Academic Ballet Theatre
Igor Zelensky

“I encourage my dancers to wear Gaynor Minden pointe shoes. The quality is excellent and the appearance is elegant. Dancers benefit from their comfort and consistency while the audience enjoys articulate — and mercifully quiet — footwork.”

-Igor Zelensky, October 2008

Igor Zelensky, Principal Dancer at the Mariinsky Theatre since 1991, has been a Principal Dancer at New York City Ballet, a Principal Guest Artist at London’s Royal Ballet, and an acclaimed guest star worldwide. In 2006 he became Artistic Director of Russia’s third largest company, the Novosibirsk Academic State Ballet Theatre where he staged his own versions of the classics. Zelensky was honored with the People’s Artist of Russia title in 2008 and the Golden Mask award in 2009. Photo by Eugeny Ivanov.  


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