Pavel Smirnov

Born in Moscow. In 2019, he graduated from the Mikhail Lavrovsky State Ballet School (class ofAlexander Pushkaryov) and joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company. Rehearsed under the supervision of Mark Peretokin and is currently working under Yan Godovsky.


The 3rd prize (the second age-related group) of the Tallinn International Ballet Competition


The gold medal (Professionals, soloists) in the "Classical Dance" section of the International Competition "Odyssey of Dance" (Lyon, France)


The 3rd degree laureate of the Festival-Competition "Classics and Modernity" (Moscow)


The 1st degree Mayor's grant of the 1st degree in the field of culture and art


Diploma of the 4th All-Russia Young Dancer's Competition "Russian Ballet" (Moscow)



He-Devil (The Nutcracker by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by Y.Grigorovich)
Grey Wolf (The Sleeping Beauty by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by M.Petipa, Y. Grigorovich version)
Part in the ballet (Artifact Suite to music by E. Crossman-Hecht, J.S.Bach, choreography by W. Forsythe)


French Doll (The Nutcracker)
Part in the ballet (Orlando to music by E. Elgar, P. Glass, L. Auerbach and E.Kats-Chernin, choreography by Ch. Spuck) — participated in the world premiere
Mujiks/ mujiks (The Seagull by I. Demutsky, choreography by Y. Possokhov, director A. Molochnikov)
Part in the ballet/ “Rubies” (Jewels, choreography by G. Balanchine, part II to music by I. Stravinsky)
Grand pas (Raymonda by A. Glazunov, choreography by M. Petipa, Y.Grigorovich version)
Spectator/ the audience of the Variety Theatre, Guest/ guests at the Satan’s ball, Passenger/ streetcar passengers (Master and Margarita to music by A.Schnitke and M. Lazar, choreography by E. Clug) — participated in the world premiere


Friend/ friends to Ferkhad (A Legend of Love by A. Melikov, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Benvolio (Romeo and Juliet by S. Prokofiev, choreography by A.Ratmansky)
Pas de six (La Sylphide by H. Levenskiold, choreography by A. Bournonville, version by J. Kobborg)
Fieldworker/ fieldworkers from Cuban (The Bright Stream by D.Shostakovich, choreography by A.Ratmansky)
Shepherd/ three shepherds (Spartacus by A. Khachaturian, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Dandy/ four dandies (Anyuta to music by V. Gavrilin, choreography by V.Vasiliev)
Writer/ writers (Master and Margarita)
Part in the ballet/ twelve couples (Made in Bolshoi to music by A. Korolyov, choreography by A. Pimonov) — participated in the world premiere
Part in the ballet
(Dancemania to music by Y. Karsavin, choreography by V.Samodurov) — participated in the world premiere
Soloist/ three leading couples
Marseillaise dance (The Flames of Paris by B. Asafyev, choreography by A.Ratmansky, using the choreography by V. Vainonen)
Part in the ballet (The Ninth Wave to music by M. Glinka and N. Rimsky-Korsakov, choreography by B. Arias, the programme “Four Characters in Search of a Plot")
Harlequin (The Nutcracker)


Gavotte (Grand Pas from the ballet Paquita by L. Minkus, choreography by M.Petipa, Y. Burlaka version)
Gurn (La Sylphide)
Beranger (Raymonda)
The 2nd variation in Pas d'action, The Fisherman (La Fille du Pharaon by C.Pugni, choreography by P. Lacotte after M. Petipa)
Jerome (The Flames of Paris)
Levin (Anna Karenina to music by P. Tchaikovsky, A. Shnitke, Cat Stevens / Yusuf Islam, choreography by John Neumeier)
Soloist (The Ninth Wave)
Harlequin/ harlequins, Bandit/ bandits (Marco Spada to music by D.-F.-E. Auber, choreography by P. Lacotte after J. Mazilier)

General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — insurance company «Ingosstrakh»
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre — Tinkoff Bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — GUM