Galiya Begalina

(Русский) педагог-репетитор

Born in Arkalyk, Kostanay Region. In 2000, she graduated with honours from the Almaty Choreographic School named after A. Seleznev (class of T. Malbekova).

From 1997 to 2000, she was a trainee dancer with the ballet company of the Abai State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.

In 2000, she began to work as a soloist of the K. Baiseitova National Opera and Ballet Theatre. She made her debut as Odette-Odile in the ballet Swan Lake during the first theatre season.

She danced lead roles in ballets Carmen Suite by G. Bizet – R. Shchedrin, The Fountain of Bakhchisarai by B. Asafyev, The Nutcracker by P. Tchaikovsky, Giselle by A. Adam, and La Fille mal gardée by P. Hertel.

She has also participated in such productions as Don Quixote and La Bayadère by L. Minkus, Coppélia by L. Delibes, Le Corsaire by A. Adam, The Polovtsian Dances from the opera Prince Igor by A. Borodin, Chopinianaetc.

In 2006, she graduated from the T. Zhurgenov Kazakh National Academy of Arts and was awarded the qualification of “teacher-choreographer”.

Since 2013, she has been a soloist and teacher-repetiteur of the State Opera and Ballet Theatre “Astana Opera”.

She has worked with such renowned figures of choreographic art as Y.Grigorovich, R.Bapov, S.Kusherbayeva, S.Vikharev, O.Rachkovsky, E.Malbekov, Z.Raibayev, Sh.Teregulov, R.Baiseitova, M.Kadyrova, T.Nurkaliyev, and G.Buribayeva.

Winner of the 1st International Creative Youth Festival “Shabyt” (Astana, 2001).