Vadim Solomakha

1992Graduated from Kiev Ballet School and joined The National Academic Opera & Ballet Theatre of Ukraine in memory of Taras Shevchenko.

1993Came to Japan on invitation from Ochi International Ballet
First prize as male senior on the 6th All Japan Ballet competition in Kobe
First prize in Pas De Deux on All Japan Ballet competition in Nagoya.

1994Played the leading part at "Giselle" on the opening ceremony of Nagoya Arts Festival

1995Joined San Francisco Ballet; played many leading parts as principal dancer

  • Balanchine’s choreography: "Theme and Variation", "Apollo", "Symphony in C", "Serenade", "Four Temperaments"
  • Roland Petit’s choreography: "Woman from Arles"
  • Robins’s choreography: "In the Night"
  • Mark Moris: "Sandpaper"
  • Ashton: "Thais – Meditation"

 And many Ballet’s by artistic Director Helgi Tomasson of San Francisco Ballet

2005Signed a contract with Ochi International Ballet

2006Played the leading part at Ochi International Ballet new production, "Swan Lake"

2007Guest Artist at San Diego California Ballet’s "Beauty and Beast" and "Nutcracker"
International Art Festival in Shanghai, played a part in the 2nd Act of "Swan Lake" with Yan Yan Tan (San Francisco Ballet Principal dancer)
First performance in Japan of Balanchine’s "Apollo" on the 21st Century Ballet Performance organized by Ochi International Ballet.

2008Guest Artist at "Swan Lake" on invitation of Kansai Branch of Japan Ballet Association
50 Year Commemoration of Japan Ballet Association (Tokyo Culture Hall), staged and played part at Helgi Tomasson’s "Con Brio"

2009Guest Artist in "Anna Karenina" on invitation from Homura Tomoi Ballet Company
Guest Artist in "Nutcracker" on invitation from Helgi Tomasson, director of San Francisco Ballet

2010Guest Artist in "Swan Lake" on invitation from Helgi Tomasson, director of San Francisco Ballet

2011"La Bayadere" Japan Ochi International Ballet

2012"The Sleeping Beauty" Japan Ochi International Ballet
Guest Artist at California Ballet "Cinderella"

2003Yury Grigorovich Honorary presidency "BALLET COMPETITION IN NAGOYA" a member of jury.

2010Yury Grigorovich International Ballet Competition (YOUNG BALLET OF THE WORLD) representing Judge of USA.

2013Moscow International Ballet Competition representing Judge of USA.

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