Aleszja Popova


Aleszja Popova
Photographer: Tamás Gács
female principal

Member of the the Hungarian State Opera since 1993

Education:
Hungarian University of Physical Education – Department of Health Sciences Pedagogy (2008)
Hungarian Dance Academy – Department of Ballet Pedagogy (2003)
Hungarian Dance Academy (1993)

Competitions:
Rudolf Nureyev International Ballet Competition, Budapest – 2nd Prize (1994)
Capri International Ballet Competition – 3rd Prize (1992)
Helsinki – Special Award (1991)
Prix de Lausanne, Switzerland – 1st Prize (Cash Prize, 1990)
Varna International Ballet Competition – Finalist (1990)
Paris (1990)

Awards and recognitions:
Eternal Member of the Company of Immortals (2014)
Kossuth Prize (2004)
Artist of Merit Award (2003)
Nívó Award for Best Female Dancer of the 1999/2000 Season (2000)
EuroPAS Hungarian Dance Award (1999)
Best Female Soloist Award, Győr (1998)
Gyula Harangozó Award (1997)
Zoltán Imre Award (1994)
Albert Gaubier Award for the Best Foreign Dancer, Denmark (1994)
Philip Morris Flower Award (1994)
Keresztes Mária Award (1993)
Elvira Vécsey Award (1992)
Margit Tériné-Horváth Award (1992)
Philip Morris Hungarian Ballet Award (1991)

Principal roles:
Petipa/Ivanov/Harangozó Jr./Pongor/Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake – Odette/Odile
Vainonen/Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker – Princess Marie
Petipa/Róna/Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty – Princess Aurora
Lavrovsky/Adam: Giselle – Giselle
Petipa/Harangozó Jr.–Pongor–Fajth–Minkus: Don Quijote – Kitri
Cranko/Tchaikovsky: Onegin – Tatiana
Seregi/Bartók: The Wooden Prince – Princess
Seregi/Goldmark: The Taming of the Shrew – Kate
Seregi/Delibes: Sylvia – Sylvia
Prokofiev/Seregi: Romeo and Juliet – Juliet
Seregi/Khachaturian: Spartacus – Claudia
Pártay/Tchaikovsky: Anna Karenina – Anna Karenina, Kitty
Seregi/Dohnányi: Variations on a Nursery Song
Pártay/Dvořák: Gone with the Wind – Scarlett O’Hara


Performances

2018. September 22.2018-09-22
Carmina Burana
2018. September 23.2018-09-23
Carmina Burana
2018. October 1.2018-10-01
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. October 4.2018-10-04
Carmina Burana
2018. October 6.2018-10-06
Carmina Burana
2018. October 7.2018-10-07
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. October 9.2018-10-09
Carmina Burana
2018. October 16.2018-10-16
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. October 19.2018-10-19
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. October 20.2018-10-20
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. November 17.2018-11-17
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. November 18.2018-11-18
National Tour - Classical and modern