Maxim Melnikov

Maxim Melnikov

Ballet solist


Born on June 25, 1981. in Izhevsk.
He graduated from the Bashkir choreographic school named after R. Nureev in 1999.
After graduation he became a soloist of the State Opera and Ballet theatre of the Udmurt Republic.
In 2011 he was invited to the Astrakhan State Opera and Ballet Theater as a soloist of the ballet troupe.

Recognition and awards

Honored artist of the Udmurtia Republic.


2002 – USA
2003 – China
2010 – France
2013 – England


Prince, Drosselmeyer, Mouse King, Spanish dance, Oriental dance, Harlequin - "the Nutcracker" by P. Tchaikovsky
Siegfried, Rothbart, pas-de-trois, Spanish dance - "Swan Lake" by P. Tchaikovsky
Albert - "Giselle" by A. Adam
The Peasant pas de deux - "Giselle" by F. Burgmuller
Espada, Gamache, Lorenzo – "Don Quixote" by L. Minkus
Václav - "the Fountain of Bakhchisarai" by B. Asafiev
Boy – "Les Sylphides" to the music of F. Chopin
Lucien – "Paquita" by L. Minkus
Main knight – "Sleeping beauty" by P. I. Tchaikovsky
Artynov, Student – "Anyuta" by V. Gavrilin
Phoebus – "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" by M. Gerard
Pater Lorenzo - "Romeo and Juliet" by S. Prokofiev
Hero - "Waltz of White Orchids" by M. Ravel

Participated in contemporary ballet productions of the Udmurt Republic State Opera and Ballet theatre: "Don't be Jealous to Broadway" ,"Gone with the Wind", etc.