Irina Wasilewska

Soloist

Irina Wasilewska

Born

Minsk, Belarus (as Iryna Vasileuskaya)

Education

  • State Ballet School, Minsk, Belarus (1985–1993)

Important teachers

  • Vera Shvecova, Ludmila Brzhevska, Aran Azimov

Engagements

  • Ballet of the National Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus, Minsk, from 1993
    as Coryphée
  • Renaissance Company, Moscow, from 1996 as Dancer
  • Ballet of the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera, Warsaw, from Apr 1997
    as Coryphée, in 1998 as Soloist
  • Polish National Ballet, Warsaw, since 2009 as Soloist

Gallery

Repertory

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    With the Polish National Ballet

    • Pas d’action in La Bayadère (trad. / Natalia Makarova)
    • Betsy in Anna Karenina (Alexei Ratmansky)
    • Bridesmaid in The Nutcracker (Andrzej Glegolski)
    • Russian Princess in Swan Lake (trad. / Irek Mukhamedov)
    • Four Swans in Swan Lake (trad. / Irek Mukhamedov)
    • Lady at the Ball in Chopin, the Romantic Artist (Patrice Bart)
    • Fairy of the Generosity in The Sleeping Beauty (trad. / Yuri Grigorovich)
    • Fairy of Sapphires in The Sleeping Beauty (trad. / Yuri Grigorovich)
    • Cat in The Sleeping Beauty (trad. / Yuri Grigorovich)
    • Fairy Summer in Cinderella (Frederick Ashton)
    • Friend & Carnival Mask in Romeo and Juliet (Emil Wesołowski)
    • Seven Young Women in Blue in Le Sacre du printemps (Vaslav Nijinsky / Millicent Hodson)
    • Soloist in the Waltz of Flowers in The Nutcracker (Toer van Schayk & Wayne Eagling)
    • Four Dryads in Don Quixote (trad. / Alexei Fadeyechev) 
    • 1st Lady of the Street in The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)
    • Lady at the Ball in Swan Lake (creation, with new libretto, Krzysztof Pastor)
    • Russian Dance Soloist in Swan Lake (creation, with new libretto, Krzysztof Pastor)
    • Baroness Helene Vetsera in Mayerling (Kenneth MacMillan)
    • Transilvanian Mother in Dracula (Krzysztof Pastor)
    • Bathilde in Giselle (trad. / Maina Gielgud)