Maria Chugai

Maria Chugai

Grand sujet

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With Dutch National Ballet since: 
2009


Place of birth: 
Donetsk (then USSR, today Ukraine)


Career with Dutch National Ballet: 
grand sujet (2014), coryphée (2009)


Previously danced with: 
Mariinsky Ballet, the former Kirov Ballet (St Petersburg, Russia).


Training: 
Graduated with honour at Vaganova Ballet Academy (St Petersburg, Russia), where in her final year she danced leading roles in The Nutcracker and La Bayadère; obtained her Bachelor’s degree as ballet master/teacher at the pedagogical faculty of the Vaganova Academy in 2020 and is currently following the Master's/PhD program.


Awards: 
2006: 2nd Prize in the International Ballet Competition Vaganova-Prix (St Petersburg, Russia)
2000: 2nd Prize in the International Ballet Competition Tallinn (Estonia), junior group