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Igor Kolb (Dancer)

Principal Dancer

Prizewinner of the Vaganova-Prix Ballet Competition (St Petersburg, 1995).

Born in Pinsk, Belarus.

Graduated form the Byelorussia State Ballet School.

Joined the Mariinsky Theatre in 1996. Became a Principal Dancer in 1998.

Repertoire includes:
La Sylphide (James);
Giselle (Albrecht);
Le Corsaire (Ali);
Paquita Grand pas;
Konstantin Sergeyev?s Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried);
Esmeralda Pas de six;
Konstantin Sergeyev?s The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Desire);
The Sleeping Beauty, the original 1890 production (Prince Desire);
La Bayadere, the original 1900 production (Solor);
Raymonda (Berangee)
Vasily Vainonen?s The Nutcracker (Prince);
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Vaslav)
Romeo and Juliet (Troubadour)
Alexey Ratmansky?s Cinderella (Prince);
Michel Fokine?s Chopiniana, Le Spectre de la rose;
George Balanchine?s Scotch Symphony, Symphony in C (1st Movement), Tchaikovsky Pas de deux, Jewels (Diamonds);
Jerome Robbins?s In the night (2nd Duet);
William Forsythe?s In the middle somewhat elevated, Steptext.

In 2002, Igor Kolb had his debut performance at the Rome Opera in Rudolf Nureyev?s version of the ballet The Sleeping Beauty.