Tair Gatauov

Leading soloist of the ballet Honored worker of the RK

Born in Uralsk. Graduated from the A.Seleznev Choreography School (2003) and the West Kazakhstan State M.Utemissov University with a major in choreography (2007). From 2003 to 2013, he worked as a soloist with the K.Baiseitova National Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 2007, he completed his training at the Teatro alla Scala (Milan). Since 2013, he has been a principal dancer with the State Opera and Ballet Theatre “Astana Opera”.



​ Diploma winner of the International Competition for Choreography Schools (Novosibirsk, 2002);

​ First prize of the International Creative Youth Festival “Shabyt” (2006, 2009);

​ -Third prize of the International Ballet Competition “Baiterek” (Astana, 2009);

​ Diploma winner of the International Yuri Grigorovich Competition “Young Ballet of the World” (Sochi, 2012);

​ -Diploma winner of the International Ballet Rudolf Nureyev Competition in Budapest (Hungary, 2012);

-​ Receipient of the Government Scholarship in the field of culture (2012);

-​ Diploma winner of the International Ballet Competition in Varna (Bulgaria, 2013).



Vaslav (The Fountain of Bakhchisarai by B.Asafyev)

Siegfried (Swan Lake by P.Tchaikovsky)

The Nutcracker Prince (The Nutcracker by P.Tchaikovsky)

Solor (La Bayadère by L.Minkus)

Basilio (Don Quixote by L.Minkus)

Prince Désiré (The Sleeping Beauty by P.Tchaikovsky )

Romeo (Romeo and Juliet by S.Prokofiev)

Narsha (Karagoz by G. Zhubanova)

Crassus (Spartacus by A.Khachaturian)