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Elena Vostrotina comes from St. Petersburg. She received her ballet education at the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet. In 2003 she became a member of the Mariinsky Ballet. There she danced among others Odette/Odile in «Schwanensee» (Petipa/Ivanov), Myrtha in «Giselle» (Coralli/Perrot), Queen of the Dryads in «Don Quixote» (Gorsky) and in «Approximate Sonata» (Forsythe). In 2006 she was engaged by Aaron S. Watkin at the Semperoper Ballett Dresden. Here she was appointed principal dancer and danced a wide repertoire of classical, neoclassical and modern ballets. She has collaborated with renowned choreographers and performed at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theater in Moscow, at the State Theater Novosibirsk, at the gala «Roberta Bolle and Friends» and at the Ballets Bubeníček. Elena Vostrotina has been a first soloist at the Ballett Zürich since the 2017/18 season, where she has appeared as Odette/Odile in Ratmansky's Schwanensee reconstruction, as the nursemaid in Christian Spuck's «Romeo und Julia», Myrtha in Patrice Bart's «Giselle» as well as in Christian Spuck's «Nussknacker und Mausekönig», «Winterreise» and «Nocturne».


At the Origen Festival she was dancing in Craig Davidson's «Existentia» (2020).