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2010/2011 Season

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ARTUR SULTANOV / GUEST ARTIST
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Joined OBT in 2003 / Principal Dancer since rankings established

Artur Sultanov
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Artur Sultanov was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia.  He trained at Vaganova Academy, and at age 17, joined the Kirov Ballet, where he danced a classical repertoire.  Mr. Sultanov has performed with Eifman Ballet as a Soloist and in 2000, moved to San Francisco to join Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet.  There, he worked closely with Mr. King on creating original contemporary ballets.  In 2003, Mr. Sultanov joined OBT, and has performed works by a wide range of choreographers including Trey McIntyre, Lar Lubovitch, Christopher Wheeldon and William Forsythe. Mr. Sultanov has also appeared as a guest artist with California Ballet, Trey McIntyre Project and Complexions Contemporary Ballet. In addition to dancing, Mr. Sultanov teaches ballet workshops in the Portland Metro Area.

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Emerald Retrospective 4 George Balanchine's The Nutcracker - 4 George Balanchine's The Nutcracker - 5 Tolstoy's Waltz Duo Concertant
Duo Concertant Bolero_1 Bolero_3 Bolero_4 Bolero_5
RUSH - 1 RUSH - 2 The Rite of Spring - 1 Lambarena - 3 Left Unsaid - 1
Left Unsaid - 2 Left Unsaid - 3 The Concert - 3 RUSH - 2 RUSH - 4
RUSH - 5 07-08 Season - 1 07-08 Season - 6 Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude Afternoon of a Faun - 1
Afternoon of a Faun - 2 Bolero - 1 Just - 1 Tolstoy's Waltz - 1 The Four Temperaments - 3
Winter - 8 Summer - 3 Summer - 4 Summer - 5 Just - 1
Just - 2 Divertimento No. 15 - 1 Divertimento No. 15 - 2 Divertimento No. 15 - 3 Swan Lake - 1
Swan Lake - 2 Swan Lake - 3 Swan Lake - 12 Swan Lake - 13 Season 04-05 - 1
Season 04-05 - 2 Season 04-05 - 3 Orpheus Portrait - 1 Swan Lake Act III - 2 Impending Hour - 1
In The Night - 2 La Valse - 1 Opus 50 - 3 Duo Fantasy - 1 Duo Fantasy - 2
Nutcracker 03 - 1 Adin - 1 Duo Concertant - 1 Duo Concertant - 2

 

FEATURED ROLES
Since joining OBT, Mr. Sultanov has danced featured roles in:

Julia Adam’s

  • Angelo (Lover)
  • il nodo

Sir Frederick Ashton’s

  • Façade (Foxtrot, Tango-Pasodoble)

George Balanchine’s

  • Divertimento No. 15 (Fifth Variation)
  • Duo Concertant
  • The Four Temperaments (Sanguinic, Phlegmatic)
  • The Nutcracker (Cavalier, Dr. Stahlbaum)
  • Serenade
  • Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (Morrosine)

Val Caniparoli’s

  • Lambarena

Nicolo Fonte’s

  • Bolero
  • Left Unsaid

William Forsythe’s

  • The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude

James Kudelka’s

  • Almost Mozart (Duet)
  • Hush (III)

Lar Lubovitch’s

  • Concerto Six Twenty-Two (Allegro, Rondo Soloist)

Peter Martins’

  • Ash

 

 

 

Trey McIntyre’s

  • Just
  • Like A Samba

Yuri Possokhov’s

  • Firebird (Ivan)
  • La Valse (I)
  • Raymonda (Eight Variation)

Jerome Robbins’s

  • Afternoon of a Faun
  • The Concert (Husband)
  • In the Night (2nd Couple)

Christopher Stowell’s

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Demetrius)
  • Adin
  • Eyes On You (In the Still of the Night, Begin the Beguine, So In Love)
  • The Impending Hour (II)
  • Opus 50
  • The Rite of Spring
  • The Sleeping Beauty, Act III (Prince Florimund)
  • Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried, Baron Von Rothbart, Czardas)
  • Tolstoy’s Waltz
  • Zaïs

Kent Stowell’s

  • Orpheus Portrait

Helgi Tomasson’s

  • Blue Rose (Mute Princess, Brothers)

Christopher Wheeldon’s

  • RUSH (Central Pas De Deux)
  • There Where She Loved (The Wish, Nana’s Lied, Je Ne T’Aime Pas)

 

 

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