CULTIVATING EXPRESSION, NURTURING ARTISTRY AND INSPIRING A LOVE FOR DANCE
Igor Davidov is a professional Ballet Dancer and Teacher. He started ballroom dance training at the age of 6, participated in many competitions and achieved top awards. At the age of 9 he started his training at the Nureyev Ballet College, Ufa.
Few years later he transferred to Moscow Ballet Academy, that he graduated from with a degree in ballet performance and later on in life as a ballet teacher.
During his career as a dancer he performed with State Kremlin Ballet and Imperial Russian Ballet Companies. His classical repertoire includes leading parts in Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliette, Don Quixote, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Le Corsaire, La Bayadere, Karmen-suite, Scheherazade.
Igor had many opportunities to tour internationally with those companies, travelling to various destinations including Australia, New Zealand, Korea, China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, European countries, Tunisia, Cyprus, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, Chile. He explored his dance talents with vast repertoire that ranged from classical to contemporary works, such as Firebird, Bolero, Giselle, Cinderella, Armida’s Pavilion, Polovtsian Dances, Carmina Burana, Ruslan and Lyudmila.
He has worked under the guidance of many renowned choreographers including Y. Grigorovich, L. Lavrovsky, E. Druzhinin and A. Dukhova. These ballet masters as well as Ekaterina Maksimova, Andris Liepa, Nicolay Ziskaridze, Faruh Ruzimatov have all played an instrumental role in shaping my career.
2019 Igor Davidov spent working at the Russian School of Ballet, teaching our senior students and fulfilling the role of a choreographer. In a matter of just one year, he staged two magical ballets: Thumbelina and Golden Key, choreographed specifically for our students.
“I loved teaching RSB's talented students and grateful for the opportunity of being part of the school."