Ballet dancer who has had lead roles in The Nutcracker, La Bayadère, Swan Lake, and The Sleeping Beauty. She has over 110,000 followers on her polinasemionovaofficial Instagram account.
She won top ballet competitions while attending Bolshoi Ballet School including a gold medal at the Moscow International Ballet Competition in 2001.
She was the youngest principal in Berlin State Ballet's history when she joined at 18 in 2002. She became a permanent guest principal dancer at the Mikhailovsky Theatre, Teatro alla Scala and Berlin State Ballet Academy.
She married Mehmet Yumak in 2011.
She and Sergiu Pobereznic are both ballet dancers who have taken part in The Nutcracker.