Nika Afonina (1st year) was born in 1998 in Odessa, Ukraine.
- With Dutch National Ballet since: 2016
- Place of Birth: Odessa, Ukraine - 1998
- Career with Dutch National Ballet: Junior Company (1st year) - 2016
- Training: Odessa Ballet School, Kiev State Ballet School
- Awards: 2013- Rudolf Nureyev IBS competition in Budapest: The most promising young talent
- Career: She performed a variety of ballets, most recent "Ball Masquerade" and "Paquita", directed by Vladimir Malakhov, and the Pas de deux from "Talisman".