BIOGRAPHY

Born into the family of Yuri Fedorovich Volochkov (born July 31, 1947), champion of the Soviet Union in men's doubles (with Ivan Minkevich) in table tennis in 1983, athletics coach at a sports school, and Tamara Vladimirovna Antonova (born December 3, 1951) , a tour guide in St. Petersburg. According to Volochkova herself, she dreamed of becoming a ballerina from the age of five, since her mother took her to the Nutcracker ballet at the Mariinsky Theater.

She studied at the Academy of Russian Ballet. A. Ya. Vaganova, graduated from the class of Natalia Dudinskaya. In 1994, while still a student of the II, pre-release course, she began performing solo parts at the Mariinsky Theater. After graduation, she was immediately accepted as a soloist. Already in the first years of her work she performed the main roles in such ballets as Giselle, Le Corsaire, Swan Lake, Raymonda and The Firebird.

In 1998 she received an invitation from Vladimir Vasiliev to the Bolshoi Theater to perform the main role of the Swan Princess in his new production of Swan Lake. She also sang the parts of Nikiya (La Bayadere), Raymonda, Fairy Lilac (The Sleeping Beauty) in the revisions of Yuri Grigorovich. Along with work in the troupe of the Bolshoi Theater, he began a solo career, performing with his own concert numbers and in troupes of other theaters.

After a tour in Great Britain in early 2000, Anastasia got an engagement in London with the English National Ballet, where the choreographer Derek Dean composed especially for her the part of Fairy Carabosse in his own production of Sleeping Beauty. In March 2000, she returned to Moscow and signed a contract for the next season for the lead roles at the Bolshoi Theater.

Anastasia Volochkova is a prima ballerina, actress, public figure, world ballet star. One of the most famous Russian ballerinas. In 2002 - by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation Anastasia Volochkova was awarded the honorary title of Honored Artist of Russia. One of the main and long-awaited events of 2011 was the opening of the first in Moscow “Creative Center of Anastasia Volochkova”. Anastasia continues to implement the idea of charitable concert projects for children and youth, and to tour the world. Nowadays ballet shows are already outside the framework of classical ballet. These are new, bright, unexpected modern choreographic performances to the music of the most famous contemporary world composers with the participation of show ballet Anastasia Volochkova. An explosive combination of unique images, expression, strong character and talent!