Olga Smirnova

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Birthday
6, 1991
Birthplace
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1991 (age 27)
Birthplace
Saint Petersburg, Russia

About

Critically acclaimed ballet dancer best known for her leading roles with the Bolshoi Ballet. She has headlined numerous popular performances like Diamonds, The Pharaoh's Daughter, and the always classic Swan Lake.

Before Fame

She began her ballet study at Vaganova Academy, a 260 year old school often thought to be the source of modern ballet. Immediately following her graduation, she was recruited to the Bolshoi.

Trivia

She has originated roles in ballets like Bianca in Mailliot's Taming of the Shrew and the Marquess in Pierre Lacotte's Marco Spada.

Family Life

Despite the fact that none of her family had previous ties to ballet, her mother encouraged her to take up the discipline.

Associated With

While still a student in 2011, she performed at the London Coliseum to commemorate legendary ballerina Galina Ulanova.