25 May 2017 at 4.33pm | 97 Comments
Vladimir graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet. He joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 2003 and was promoted to Principal in 2011.Vladimir is also a Principal Dancer with Bavarian State Ballet in Munich. His repertory includes James in La Sylphide, Duke Albrecht in Giselle, Solor in La Bayadère, Prince Désiré in The Sleeping Beauty, Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, the Prince in The Nutcracker, Jean de Brienne in Raymonda, Basilio in Don Quixote and Ivan the Fool in The Little Humpbacked Horse. He has also danced the lead roles in the Paquita Grand Pas Classique, Le Spectre de la Rose, Chopiniana and Jewels.
[Article updated 25 May 2017: Confirmed casting added]