Bakhtiyar Adamzhan

Leading soloist,
Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan

Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan (2018).

Born in Saryozek, Almaty Region. He graduated from the A.V. Seleznev College of Choreography (2003- 2011). From 2011 to 2013, he was a soloist of the Abai State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. From 2013 to 2015, he was a soloist and since 2015, he has been a principal dancer of the State Opera and Ballet Theatre “Astana Opera”.

Laureate of the State Youth Award “Daryn”.


Second prize at the 7th International Competition of Siberian Choreography Schools (Novosibirsk, 2008);

Diploma winner at the Korean International Ballet Competition (South Korea, 2009);

First prize at the International Ballet Competition “Orleu” (2010);

Scholarship recepient of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2010-2011);

First prize at the International Festival of Creative Youth “Shabyt” (2012);

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

Grand Prix at the 5th Intetnational Ballet Competition in Istanbul (Turkey, 2016);

First Prize at the 13th Seoul International Dance Competition (Korea, 2016);

Grand Prix at the 3rd International Ballet Competition in Astana (2016);

Grand Prix at the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition – VKIBC (New York, the USA, 2017);

First Prize at the 13th International Ballet Competition and Contest for Choreographers in Moscow (Russia, 2017).


Spartacus (Spartacus by A. Khachaturian)

Benvolio (Romeo and Juliet by S. Prokofiev)

Jester (Swan Lake by P. Tchaikovsky)

Syrym (Karagoz by G. Zhubanova)

Nutcracker-Prince (The Nutcracker by P. Tchaikovsky)

Nurali (The Fountain of Bakhchisarai by B. Asafyev)

Solor (La Bayadère by L. Minkus)

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

Basilio (Don Quixote by L. Minkus)

Lescaut (Manon by J. Massenet)

Lankedem, Ali (Le Corsaire by A. Adam)