Ballet Masterclass with Vadim Muntagirov

About the Workshop

Where: Danceworks, Online Studio 10

When: Saturday 8th May 2021

Time: 10:30-12:00 BST

Price: £12

Level: All levels and ages welcome

Photo by Daria Klimentova

Swan lake photo by: Ashley Taylor
Overview from Vadim:
“This class will not only help to keep your body in shape but also help to prevent injuries. You will also be looking at improving your upper body coordination and strength throughout. Class will include full barre and centre work, as well as  jumps (depending on the amount of space you have ).”

Biography

Russian dancer Vadim Muntagirov is a Principal of The Royal Ballet. He trained at The Royal Ballet Upper School and joined the Company from English National Ballet as a Principal in March 2014. His roles with the Company include Basilio (Don Quixote), Albrecht (Giselle), Prince Siegfried (Swan Lake), Aminta (Sylvia), Prince Florimund (The Sleeping Beauty), Prince (The Nutcracker), Colas (La Fille mal gardée), the Girl’s Cousin (The Invitation), Young Man (Two Pigeons), Lensky (Onegin), Romeo (Romeo and Juliet), Des Grieux (Manon), Jack/Knave of Hearts (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland), Florizel (The Winter’s Tale), Don José (Carmen), Lt Colonel Vershinin (Winter Dreams) and in The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, ‘Diamonds’ (Jewels), The Human SeasonsSymphonic VariationsThe Four TemperamentsAfternoon of a FaunTchaikovsky Pas de deux and Within the Golden Hour.

Muntagirov was born in Chelyabinsk, the son of two dancers. He trained at Perm Ballet School before moving to The Royal Ballet Upper School. He graduated into English National Ballet in 2009, promoted to first soloist in 2010, principal in 2011 and lead principal in 2012. His roles with ENB included Apollo, Conrad (Le Corsaire), Albrecht (Giselle), Prince (Cinderella), Prince Siegfried (Swan Lake in-the-round at the Royal Albert Hall), Prince Désiré (The Sleeping Beauty) and roles in Song of a Wayfarer. He created the role of Prince in Wayne Eagling’s The Nutcracker.

Please note that Danceworks accepts no liability for injuries or other issues arising from taking part in its online classes.

Cancellations are accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the class after which no credit will be offered.