Natalia Osipova , Principal Dancer of the Mikhailovsky Theatre in St.Petersburg has become also a Principal of the Royal Ballet in Great Britain. The ‘Izvestiya’ newspaper was informed about it by the Director General of the Mikhailovsky Theatre Vladimir Kekhman.
According to him, the official announcement will be made soon by the management of the Royal Ballet. At the same time Natalia Osipova will remain a Principal of the Mikhailovsky and will continue dancing on its stage in the earlier scheduled repertoire.
Her first performances will be as Juliet in Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet, partnered by Carlos Acosta, according to the Royal Opera House. Osipova will also dance in the Royal Ballet's Nutcracker in the 2013-14 season.
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