Aigerim Beketaeva

Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan. Leading soloist of the ballet

Born in Taldykorgan. In 2010, she graduated from the A. Seleznev College of Choreography in Almaty. From 2010 to 2013, she worked as a principal dancer of the K. Baiseitova National Opera and Ballet Theatre. Since 2013, she has been a principal dancer of the State Opera and Ballet Theatre “Astana Opera”. In 2015, she graduated from the Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical University and was awarded the qualification of “teacher-choreographer”. Aigerim Beketayeva is a guest soloist with the St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theatre of Boris Eifman

 

Awards:

​ Diploma winner at the 1st International Ballet Competition “Orleu” (2008);

​ Grand Prix at the International Festival of Creative Youth “Shabyt” (Astana, 2012);

​ Diploma winner at the Y. Grigorovich International Competition “Young Ballet of the World” in Sochi (2012);

​ Third prize at the International Ballet Competition in Varna (Bulgaria, 2012);

​ Third prize at the Rudolf Nureyev International Ballet Competition (Budapest, 2013);

​ Diploma winner at the 12th International Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers in Moscow (Bolshoi Theatre, 2013);

​ Second prize at the International Ballet Competition “Grand Prix of Siberia” (Krasnoyarsk, 2014);

​ Prizewinner of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of culture and arts (2014).

 

Repertoire:

Aurora (The Sleeping Beauty by P.Tchaikovsky)

Camille (Rodin by B. Eifman)

Juliet (Romeo and Juliet by S.Prokofiev)

Odette-Odile (Swan Lake by P.Tchaikovsky)

Aegina (Spartacus by A. Khachaturian)

Marie (The Nutcracker by P.Tchaikovsky)

Zarema (The Fountain of Bakhchisarai by B.Asafyev)

Gamzatti, Nikiya (La Bayadère by L.Minkus)

Esmeralda (Notre-Dame de Paris by M.Jarre)

The Swan (The Dying Swan by C. Saint-Saëns)

Kitri (Don Quixote by L.Minkus)

Medora (Le Corsaire by A.Adam)

Soloist (Paquita by L.Minkus and É.Deldevez)

The Sylph (La Sylphide by H.Løvenskiold)

Fleur de Lys (La Esmeralda by C.Pugni)