Kristina Chochanova - Ivanova

Kristina Chochanova - Ivanova

Biography

Kristina Chochanova-Ivanova enrolled the National School of Dance Art in 2000 and graduated from it in 2009. In the same year, she joined the troupe of the Sofia Opera and Ballet. She takes part in the international guest-performances of the troupe. Since 2013 she has been soloist at the Sofia Opera and Ballet.

Awards:

Silver medal at the Children’s International Competition – Grasse, France;

Grand prix from the Le Chausson d’Or Children’s International Ballet Competition – Paris, France;

Bearer of the Grand prix at the name of Anastas Petrov from the Anastas Petrov Competition for Young Ballet Performers 2006;

Twice she was laureate of the Sicilia Barocca International Ballet Competition, Modica, Italy. In junior age – Second Prize for classic and First Prize for contemporary dance. In senior age – First Prize for classic and First Prize for contemporary dance;

Finalist at the First International Ballet Competition – Seoul, Korea; 

Twice she was semi-finalist at the International Ballet Competition in Perm, Russia;

Bearer of Bronze medal and the Prize at the name of Nina Kiradzhieva from the Varna International Ballet Competition;

Repertoire:

“Don Quixote” – Kitri, Two Friends, Red Tutu;
“The Nutcracker” – Marie, Spanish Doll, She-Devil Doll, Waltz of the Flowers – Quartet Soloists;
“Tango” – Black Rose; 
“Carmina Burana” – A Virgin, An Animal Creature;
“Swan Lake” – Pas de trois, Four Little Swans, soloist in Hungarian Dance;
“La Bayadère” – Indian Dance, Little Quartet, Trio of the Shadows;
“Giselle” – Pas Paysanne Pas de trois, A Couple of Willis;
“The Sleeping Beauty” – Princess Florine, The Fairy of Courage, The Fairy of Generosity, Brilliant;
“La Sylphide” – Effie; 
“La Dame aux Camélias” – Nichette, Pas de deux from Act II; 
“Le Corsaire” – Quartet Soloists Garden and Odalisques;
“Zorba the Greek”;
“Coppélia”;
“Serenade” – Balanchine;
“Carmen” – Pikipam and Four Women;
“Rhapsody in Blue” – R. Topalova;
“Vardar Suite” – М. Мladenov – Four Girls;
“Stepping Stones” – Pas de six;
“Scheherazade” – Kathryn Posin;
“Scriabin Quintet” – М. Мladenov;
“La Source” – Balanchine;
“Concerto Barocco” (Balanchine) – soloist;
“Classic Pas de Deux” – Tchaikovsky/Balanchine;
“Antigone” – Erinya (choreography S. Bobrov);
“Elektra” – Elektra (choreography S. Bobrov);
“The Concert” – J. Robbins/Chopin

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