Anastasia Popova

Anastasia Popova


From September 2022 ballerina at Sofia Opera and Ballet

2019 - 2022:
Bachelor of Arts
2018 - 2022:
Ballet Academy of Music and Theatre, Munich, Germany
2010 - 2018: Kashcheeva Ballet Academy, Munich,

Education and training:

09.2010 – 06.2022 Secondary education with passed matriculation exam

Municipal Evening High School, Munich, Germany

1st & 2nd place – Applaus, Nuremberg, Germany
2nd and 3rd place and Top 12 finalist (pre-competitive age) – Youth American Grand Prix, Semi-final in Paris
2nd place and an award for "Young talent" – Applaus, Nuremberg, Germany
Finalist and 1st place – Talent Dance Award, Regensburg, Germany
1st place – "Nutcracker inviting", Yekaterinburg, Russia
1st & 2nd place – Applaus, Nuremberg, Germany
Finalist in junior age – Youth American Grand Prix
4th place – Youth Dance Award, Augsburg, Germany
Finalist and 4th place – Vienna International Ballet Experience, Vienna, Austria
2021: Autumn Music Days Bad Urach Festival – Quartet, Grand Party
2023: 2nd place – Sara-Nora Prima International Ballet Competition 


Classical repertoire
Kitri variation, Act 3, "Don Quichotte"
3rd Odalisque variation, "Le corsaire"
Variation from "Harlequinade"
Variation from "Esmeralda" (Tambourine variation)
Raymonda variation, Act 2
Lise variation, Act 2, "La fille mal gardée"
Pharaoh’s daughter variation, Act 2
Odile variation from "Swan Lake", Act 3
"Napoli", Act 3, Pas de six
1st and 2nd variation of "Napoli", Pas de six
3 Odalisques, "Le corsaire"
Waltz of the hours, "Coppélia"
2 pieces of "Who cares", Balanchine
Mistake Waltz
"Eugene Onegin" (Beginning 8 girls)
"Symphony in C"
"Swan Lake, Black Swan, Pas de deux
"Paquita" – 6 variations
"The Nutcracker" – Spanish doll; Colombine doll
"Anna Karenina" (Coprs de ballet)
"Swan Lake" – soloist Neapolitan dance
"The Sleeping Beauty" – Young Freilines
"Giselle" – Peasant Pas de deux
"Don Quichotte" – Cupid
"Flames of Paris", Pas de deux
"Le corsaire" – Pas d’esclave, Pas de deux, Act 1 (Gulnara)
Lisa – "La fille mal gardée" (tour at the Burgas Opera)

Modern repertoire
"I am close to you" (choreographer: Artem Shoshyn)
"Grand Partita" (choreographer: David Russo)
"Masel Tov" (choreographer: Kirill Melnikov)
"You among us" (choreographers: Matteo Carvone; Jasmine Ellis)
"Lullaby twenty-two" (choreographer: David Russo)
"Traces" (choreography from Prix de Lausanne)
"Carmina Burana" – Animal creature

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