Olga BogoliubskaiaSoloist of The Czech National Ballet
A charismatic dancer lauded for her extraordinary classical technique, Olga Bogoliubskaia studied at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in her native city of Moscow. She gained acclaim for portraying the roles of Lise in La Fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton) and Olga in Onegin (John Cranko), and performing as the solo girl in Le Sacre du printemps (Glen Tetley).
Since 2016 she has been a member of the Czech National Ballet, where in 2018 she was named a demi-soloist and in April 2021 a soloist.
After graduating from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in 2013 under the guidance of Marina Leonova, she joined the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theatre in Moscow, where she appeared in minor solos, primarily in classical ballets, including the Neapolitan Dance in Swan Lake and the Peasant Pas de deux in Giselle, and also performed in Flower Festival in Genzano, danced the Pas d’action in La Bayadère, etc.
The roles she has portrayed in Prague include Princess Florina in The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée), Lise in La Fille mal gardée (Frederick Ashton), Clara in The Nutcracker – A Christmas Carol (Youri Vàmos), the Russian Girl in Serenade (George Balanchine) and Olga in Onegin (John Cranko). The Czech National Ballet audiences have also seen her in the neoclassical Le Sacre du printemps (Glen Tetley), Aspects (Katarzyna Kozielska), Symphony of Psalms and Six Dances (Jiří Kylián).