Timur Kinzikeev

Timur was born in Ufa, Russia in a family of dancers, which determined his future. Hi grew up in the theater, behind the curtain.

Timur started dancing at four, in the age of five won the competition for young dancers in Ufa. He was invited to an art school for gifted children. Upon graduating, was adopted in Rudolph Nureev Bashkir State Choreographic Academy. While studying at the Rudolph Nureev Choreographic Academy in 1996, Timur Kinzikeev became a soloist Ufa Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 1997 he graduated at the Rudolph Nureev Bashkir State Choreographic Academy and graduated with honors.

In same year he was joined the Moscow City Ballet where he has created the principal parts for many ballets including Spanish and Russian ambassadors in "Cinderella", French and Russian Dance in "Nutcracker".

In 1999, Timur was invited to the Russian National Ballet. Where he became one of the principal soloists. He created an amazing image Drosselmeyer in "The Nutcracker" , the evil fairy Carabosse in "Sleeping Beauty", Espada in "Don Quixote", toreador Escamillo in "Carmen Suite", evil Baron von Rothbart in "Swan Lake" , Hilarion in "Giselle" and many other roles.

Since 2006, Timur continuing to dance in the "Russian National Ballet" is a guest soloist of Moscow City Ballet, Theatre "Crown of Russian Ballet".

Since 2008 principal dancer of Russian Classical Ballet of Moscow.
Timur is touring in Russia and around the world: the USA, UK, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Israel, Japan, Sri-Lanka, and China. In May 2006, Timur was one of the first dancers of classical ballet for the first time in history, gave a concert in East Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Kenya.

Leading Roles:

Baron von Rothbart in "Swan Lake"
Councilor Drosselmeyer, Godfather of Clara and Fritz in "The Nutcracker"
Carabosse in "Sleeping Beauty"
Espada in "Don Quixote"
Toreodor Eskamilio in "Carmen – suite"
Stepmother, Spanish and Russian ambassadors in "Cinderella"
Old Madge in "La Sylphide"
Rose in "Specter of the Rose"
Devil in The "Walpurgis Night"
Hilarion in "Giselle"
High Brahmin, Golden Idol, Grand Pas d'action, in "La Bayadère"