Originally from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Saniya Abilmajineva graduated from the Choreography College in Moscow in 2007. From 2007-2008, she performed as the first soloist with the Natalia Satz Theatre (formally known as the Children’s Musical Theatre). Saniya is the recipient of many awards, and is a two time medallist at the International Ballet Competition in Berlin, winning silver in 2005 and bronze in 2016. In 2007, she received a diploma from both the International Ballet Competition in New York and the International Ballet Competition in Shanghai. In 2009, she was a semi-finalist at the International Ballet Competition at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre. In 2013 Saniya had the opportunity to dance Giselle as a guest artist with the International School of Ballet. Saniya joined Ballet Jörgen’s as a company dancer in 2009.
Saniya’s roles with Ballet Jörgen include the title roles in Anastasia, Romeo & Juliet, and Cinderella, Lady Birch in The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition, Aurora in Sleeping Beauty. Saniya was part of the creation of many roles in Ballet Jörgen’s 25th anniversary production of Swan Lake and toured Canada performing the acclaimed principal role of the Odette/Odile.
Tashkent state Academy of national dance and choreography – 2004
Choreography College, Moscow – 2007
Moscow state Academy of Choreography – 2009
Semi-finalist, The International Ballet Competition, Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre, 2009.
Diploma, The International Ballet Competition, New York, 2007.
Diploma, The International Ballet Competition, Shanghai, 2007.
Gold Medalist, The International Ballet Competition, Berlin, 2006.
Silver Medalist, The International Ballet Competition, Berlin, 2005.