Aleksander Stoyanov

KievBallet art-director ,Honored artist of Ukraine ,Premier at the National Academic Theater Opera and Ballet of Ukraine named after Shevchenko


Alexander Stoyanov was born in Crimea. Engaged in ballroom dancing for only half a year, at the age of 10 years, Alexander managed to win the 1st and 2nd places in local championships in ballroom dancing. By a lucky chance, at one of the competitions, he was noticed by a professional ballet teacher. And in 1998 Alexander entered in Kyiv State Choreographic School and graduated it in 2006. He instilled a love for the ballet and his soul was invested in Alexander by his teacher, Honored Artist of Ukraine Vladimir Denisenko.

In 2006, after graduating from the KGHU, Alexander became a soloist of the National Opera of Ukraine. In the same year he received an invitation to work at the Mariinsky Opera and Ballet Theater in St. Petersburg, and a few years later he was invited by the Bolshoi Theater and the Berlin Opera. But he refused to work abroad, having decided to dance at home. In the National Opera of Ukraine, Alexander performs the leading roles of almost the entire repertoire.

At 2016, by the decree of the President of Ukraine, the premier of the ballet was awarded the title of Honored Artist of Ukraine. In June of the same year, make creative evening of the dancer took place, which summed up his first ten years of work on the stage. As a reporting performance, the beneficiary selected one-act ballets Carmen Suite (music by J. Bizet - R. Shchedrin, choreographer A. Alonso) and Scheherazade (N. Rimsky-Korsakov, choreography by M. Fokine, V. Yaremenko).


Honorary member of the jury, guest artist of the concluding Galas of concerts, teacher of master classes at international competitions "Tanzolymp", "Seoul International Dance Competition", "All-Ukrainian Dance Assembly".


2006 — Diploma of International Ballet Competition Vaganova Prix
2007 — Laureate of International Ballet Competition Premio Roma in Rome (3rd Prize)
2009 — Diploma of the Moscow International Ballet Competition in Moscow
2010 — Laureate of the International Ballet Competition Premio Roma in Rome (2nd Prize)
2011 — Laureate of the International Competition of Ballet Dancers named after Serge Lifar (2nd Prize)