Before Anna Tsygankova (Novosibirsk, Russia) came to the Netherlands in 2007, she had already had an impressive career as a principal: she danced with the famous Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, the Hungarian National Ballet and the Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper. Anna trained at the ballet academy in Novosibirsk and the Académie de Danse Classique Princesse Grace in Monte Carlo.
You can see Anna on these DVDs: Cinderella, Nutcracker, Giselle & Don Quichot
- With Dutch National Ballet since: 2007
- Place of birth: Novosibirsk (Russia)
- Career with Dutch National Ballet: Principal (2007)
- Previously danced with: Bolshoi Ballet (Moscow, Russia), Hungarian National Ballet (Budapest, Hungary), Wiener Staatsballett (Vienna, Austria)
- Training: Ballet Academy (Novosibirsk, Russia), Académie de Danse Princesse Grace (Monte Carlo, Monaco)
- Awards: 2017 Merit Award - Dansersfonds '79; 2017 Dancer of the Year - Critic's Choice; 2016 Mrs. Expressivity award, Dance Open Festival, St. Petersburg; 2014 Grand Prix, Dance Open Festival, St Petersburg; 2012, Nomination Benois de la Danse; 2008, Alexandria Radius Award; 1996, International Balletconcours, bronze; 1995, Prix de Lausanne (Switzerland), silver;