Katerina Petrova

Katerina Petrova


Katerina Petrova was born in Sofia. She graduated from the National School of Dance Art in 2005 in the class of Milena Simeonova. In the same year, she joined the troupe of the Sofia Opera and Ballet. She takes part in the whole classic and contemporary repertoire of the troupe.

She was awarded a Distinction Third Degree – junior age in 2004 and Second Prize – senior age in 2006 at the Anastas Petrov National Ballet Competition – Varna.

At the moment she is prima ballerina of Sofia Opera and Ballet.


“Swan Lake” – Odette/Odile;
“La Bayadère” – Nikiya;
“The Sleeping Beauty” – Princess Aurora, The Lilac Fairy;
“Giselle” – Giselle, Myrtha, A Couple of Willis;
“The Nutcracker” – Marie, Indian Doll;
“Don Quixote” – Kitri, Mercedes, Carmencita; Mistress, Red Tutu;
“Carmina Burana” – Fortuna;
“La dame aux Camélias” – Marguerite Gautier;
“Carmen” – Carmen, Fate;  
“Zorba the Greek” – Marina;
“Le Corsaire” – Medora, Trio Odalisques;
“Paquita” – solo;
“The Firebird” – The Firebird;
“Petrushka” – The Ballerina;
“A Legend of the Lake” – The Lake Maid, The Woman-Warrior;
“Scheherazade” – Scheherazade;
William Forsythe – “In the Middle Somewhat Elevated”;
Ballets by Balanchine: “Apollo”, “Divertimento Brillante”, “La Source”, “Concerto Barocco”, “Classic Pas de Deux”, “Serenade” – solo;
“Antigone” – Antigone;
“Elektra” – Klytaemnestra;
“Stepping Stones” – solo
“Coppélia” – Dawn,
“Suite en Blanc” – Siesta.

She took part in a co-production with the Dutch company INTRODANS in the spectacle “Gilles”.

In 2013 she was guest in the Italian company “Balletto del Sud” with the spectacles:
“The Nutcracker” – Marie
“The Firebird” – The Firebird
“Oedipus” – Antigone

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