Adamzhan Bakhtiyar


Astana Opera, Astana

Born in Saryozek, in the Almaty region of Kazakhstan, he graduated from the A.V. Seleznev College of Choreography in 2011.

Since 2011 he has been a Soloist at the Abai State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater until 2013. In the same year, he joined the “Astana Opera” - State Opera and Ballet Theater - as a Soloist and in 2015 he was promoted to Principal Dancer.

During his career he has important roles such as: Spartacus in “Spartacus” by A. Khachaturian, Benvolio in “Romeo and Juliet” by S. Prokofiev, Jester in “The Swan Lake” by P. Tchaikovsky, Syrym in “Karagoz” by G. Zhubanova, The Prince-Nutcracker in “The Nutcracker” by P. Tchaikovsky, Nurali in “The Fountain of Bakhchisarai” by B. Asafyev, Solor in “La Bayadère” by L. Minkus, Quasimodo in “Notre-Dame de Paris” by M. Jarre, Basilio in “Don Quixote” by L. Minkus, Lescaut in “Manon” by J. Massenet. He has received important international awards such as the first prize International Festival of Creative Youth “Shabyt” in 2012, the second prize International Ballet Competition “Grand Prix of Siberia” at Krasnoyarsk in 2014. First prize at the 13th edition of the Seoul International Dance Competition, "Grand Prix" of the International Ballet Competition of Astana in 2016. In 2017 he was awarded the "Grand Prix" at Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition - VKIBC in New York and was also the winner of the XIII International Ballet Competition and Contest for Choreographers in Moscow.

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