Bakhtiyar Adamzhan

Leading soloist

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”.

 

Awards:

​ 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).

 

Repertoire:

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)