Anastasia Shmakova (Dancer)|
Graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in 1990. From 1990 till 1993, she performed with the State Opera and Ballet, State N. Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire. From 1993 till 1997 she worked in the Ballet theatre of V. Ganibalova. And since 1998 to this day works at the St.-Petersburg state academic ballet theatre headed by Askold Makarov and is now one of the leading taleted dancers of the company.
She possesses great dance technique which is dynamic and full of temper and expression as well as ease in performing. She is musicality and charm. Her performing has received critical both at home and abroad. Her repertoire includes: Pas De Trois, small swans - "Swan Lake", insert from "Giselle", Radish from "Chippolino", "Chopiniana", "Etudes about the foreman", and concert ballets: variations - "Exercise-XX", "Vienna waltz", Merry Quartet", "Village Don Juan", "Russian Souvenir", Female Variations", "The Snow Maiden" and many others.