Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet after Alexander Spendiaryan

81st season

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Sona Arustamyan
The leading soloist

Biography

1983–1991 Ballet Dancer and Pedagogue at the YerevanStateChoreographicSchool, Armenia. 1997–to present Principal Dancer

Armenian National Academic Opera & Ballet Theatre, Yerevan. 1997–to present Teacher of classical dance in Yerevan State Choreographic School, Armenia

1995–1997
Soloist
"Première" Ballet Company under the leadership of Yuri Grigorovich, Krasnodar, Russia

Roles included: solo parts in Swan Lake, Age of Gold, Giselle, Don Quixote and other classical and modern ballets.

Repertoire

Kitri in Don Quixote, the title roles in Giselle, Gayane and Carmen ballets, as well as leading roles in Chopiniana and Tango performances. Queen of the Driads, a Flower Girl and Street Dancer in Don Quixote, small parts in The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, The Snow Queen and other ballets of the theatre repertoire.

Awards

2008 Gold medal of the Ministry of Culture of Armenia awarded for an outstanding input into Armenian dance art development.

2001 “Artavazd” National Theatrical Prize of Armenia awarded as the best artist of the year.