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Alexander Parish (Dancer)

• Recipient of the Young British Dancer of the Year award (2nd prize, London, 2004).
• Prize-winner at the Genйe International Ballet Competition (Silver Medal, Athens, 2004).
• Recipient of the Royal Ballet School’s prize (London) as a choreographer (choreographic production at school).

Born in East Yorkshire.
Graduated from the Royal Ballet School in London in 2005.
Has taken part in Summer Evenings of Song & Dance in York. With the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, he has staged choreographic pieces for master classes. Between 2006 and 2009 he toured with the company to Spain, Mexico, the USA, Turkey, China, Japan and Cuba.

Joined the Mariinsky Ballet Company in January 2010.
At the Mariinsky Theatre he made his debut as the Berangee in the ballet Raymonda.

Repertoire includes:
Swan Lake (Pas de trois);
Raymonda (Berangee);
Chopiniana (Nocturne, Mazurka, Seventh waltz) – choreography by Michel Fokine;
Spartacus (Satyr) – choreography by Leonid Yakobson;
Serenade – choreography by George Balanchine;
Anna Karenina (Tushkevich) – choreography by Alexei Ratmansky.