Davit Galstyan

Principal Dancer / Ballet du Capitole / France

It was in his home country of Armenia that Davit Galstyan was trained in classical dance at the National Ballet School of Armenia in Yerevan. In 2001 he participated at the Prix de Lausanne and obtained The Nureyev's scholarship to continue his training at the Royal Ballet School in England where he distributed in the works of this prestigious dance company and the Birmingham Royal Ballet. He graduated from this school three years later to be hired at the Ballet du Capitole in Toulouse. His repertoire includes: "La Bayadére" (chor. Marius Petipa), "La Sylphide" (chor. August Bournonville), "Le Corsaire Grand Pas de deux" and full-length ballet "Don Quixote" (chor. Nanette Glushak), "Taming of the Shrew" (chor. John Cranko), "Tarantella Pas de deux", "Theme and Variations" and "Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux" (chor. George Balanchine), also "Carmen" (chor. Davide Bombana), "Por vos muero" (chor. Nacho Duato) and "Paganini" (chor. Benjamin Millepied). He is performing in "Sinfonietta" and "Petite Mort" of Jiří Kylian, "Beethoven 7" (chor. Uwe Scholz), "Nine Sinatra Songs" (chor. Twyla Tharp) and "Les Bourgeois" famous work of Ben van Cauwenbergh "Les Bourgeois" and many others.