Daniil Potaptsev

Born in Saint Petersburg. In 2022, graduated from St. Petersburg Boris Eifman Dance Academy (class of Maxim Prokofiev) and joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company. In the 2022/ 23 season he was promoted to the soloist.
Rehearses under the supervision of Vitaly Breusenko.


The 2nd prize ("Classical Dance" nomination) of the 4th International Festival-Competition of Choreographic Schools "Maly Nureyevsky" (Ufa, Bashkortostan)



Cotillion, Gavotte (Grand Pas from the ballet Paquita by L. Minkus, choreography by M. Petipa, Y. Burlaka version)


French Doll (The Nutcracker by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by Y.Grigorovich)
Pas de six (La Sylphide by H. Levenskiold, choreography by A. Bournonville, version by J. Kobborg)
Hunter/ hunters (The Flames of Paris by B. Asafyev, choreography by A.Ratmansky, using the choreography by V. Vainonen)
Grand pas, Cavalier/ four cavaliers' variation (Raymonda by A. Glazunov, choreography by M. Petipa, version by Y. Grigorovich)
The 2nd variation in Pas d'action (La Fille du Pharaon by C. Pugni, choreography by P. Lacotte after M. Petipa)
Soloist/ three leading couples (Dancemania to music by Y. Karsavin, choreography by V. Samodurov)
The Groom, Friend/ friends to Marco Spada (Marco Spada to music by D.-F.-E. Auber, choreography by P. Lacotte after J. Mazilier)
James (La Sylphide)
Soloist/ three couples (Made in Bolshoi to music by A. Korolyov, choreography by A. Pimonov)
Bird/ Birds (The Seagull by I. Demutsky, choreography by Y. Possokhov, director A. Molochnikov)
Pas de deux, Count Albrecht (Giselle by A. Adam, choreography by J. Coralli, J. Perrot, M.Petipa, version by Y. Grigorovich)

Performed in Boris Eifman Dance Academy Theatre productions and concerts and Sochi "Sirius Study" Center concerts.

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