Prokofieva Irina

 Hungarian State Opera House ballet master since 2019

 Mariinsky Theatre ballet dancer 2001 – 2019

Education and professional experience:

In 1993 entered the Vaganova Ballet Academy, which graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor degree.

Since 2001 – till 2019, she worked as a ballet dancer of the Mariinsky Theatre.

In 2009 entered the Faculty of  Education at Vaganova Ballet Academy and graduated in 2012 with Master of Education degree .

2012, she worked as ballet teacher at the Childrens Ballet School of  Ilya Kuznetsov.

In 2010, master class of classical ballet in China, Changchun. Since that year was Emeritus Professor of the Jilin Institute of Art.

In 2013, master class of classical ballet and seminar-lecture on ballet pedagogy at the Hunan Pedagogical University in Changsha, China.

In 2014, master class of classical ballet at Nanjing University of the Arts, China.

In 2015, master class of classical ballet in Korea, Seoul and Busan.

In 2016, master class of classical ballet in Italy, Rapallo. Where she transferred and teached scenes from the classical ballets of the Mariinsky Theater – Giselle, Paquita, Don-Quixote.

In 2018, master class of classical ballet in China, Dezhou and Suzhou.

Since 2019,he is the ballet master of the Hungarian State Opera House.

Repertoire includes in the Mariinsky Theatre: 
La Sylphide (Madge); choreography by August Bournonville, revised version by Elsa-Marianne von Rosen, 
The Sleeping Beauty (The Fairy Carabosse); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev, 
Swan Lake (Princess Regent, Swans, Prospective Brides of the Prince, Mazurka); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev, 
Don Quixote (Eastern Dance, Fandango); choreography by Alexander Gorsky after motifs of the production by Marius Petipa, Eastern Dance staged by Nina Anisimova and Fandango staged by Fyodor Lopukhov,  
Le Corsaire (Algerian Dance); production by Pyotr Gusev after the composition and choreography by Marius Petipa, 
Le Sacre du printemps (Three-Hundred-Year-Old-Woman); choreography by Millicent Hodson after motifs of the choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky, 
Les Noces (Bride); choreography by Bronislava Nijinska, 
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Ghirei’s Second Wife, Captive); choreography by Rostislav Zakharov, 
The Nutcracker (Oriental Dance); choreography by Vasily Vainonen; 
Leonid Yakobson’s ballets Shurale (Head Matchmaker, Matchmakers) and Spartacus (Egyptian), 
Romeo and Juliet (Courtesans); choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky, 
Carmen-Suite (Fate); choreography by Alberto Alonso, 
George Balanchine’s ballets The Four Temperaments, La Valse and Piano Concerto No 2 (Ballet Imperial), 
The Stone Flower (Traders); choreography by Yuri Grigorovich, 
The Nutcracker (Eastern Dance, Mrs Stahlbaum); staging by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Kirill Simonov, 
Pétrouchka (Nurse; choreography by Michel Fokin), 

Alexei Ratmansky’s ballets Cinderella (Fairy-Tramp), Anna Karenina (Princess Shcherbatskaya), 
Approximate Sonata; choreography by William Forsythe, 
The Golden Age (Valkyries); choreography by Noah D. Gelber 
Yaroslavna. The Eclipse (Saints); choreography by Vladimir Varnava, 
and dances in the operas:

Ruslan and Lyudmila (Eastern Dance), Faust (Walpurgis night (Nymphs)), Carmen (Olé), Prince Igor (Dance of the Captives).