Irek Mukhamedov Biography (1960-)

Full name, Irek Javdatovich Mukhamedov; born March 8, 1960, in Kazan; marriedMaria Leonidovna Zubkova, 1990; children: Alexandra- Cholpon. Addresses: Office--Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD,England.

Birth Details
March 8, 1960
Kazan, Russia

Famous Works

  • Credits; Stage Appearances
  • Franz, Coppelia, Moscow Choreographic School, Moscow, 1978.
  • Shepherd, The Rite of Spring, Moscow Choreographic School, 1978.
  • A devil, The Creation of the World, Moscow Classical Ballet, Moscow, 1978.
  • Tybalt, Romeo and Juliet, Moscow Classical Ballet, 1978-81.
  • Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, Moscow Classical Ballet, 1978-81.
  • Armen, Gayane, Moscow Classical Ballet, 1978-81.
  • Pas de deux, Carnival in Venice (from Santanilla), Moscow Classical Ballet, 1978-81.
  • "Diana and Acteon" (pas de deux), Esmeralda, Moscow Classical Ballet, 1978-81.
  • Basil, Don Quixote Pas de Deux, Moscow Classical Ballet, 1978-81.
  • Conrad, Le Corsaire Pas de Deux, Moscow Classical Ballet, 1978-81.
  • Colin, Lise and Colin; ou, La Fille mal gardee, Moscow Classical Ballet,1980.
  • Title role, Spartacus, Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow, 1981.
  • Basil, Don Quixote, Bolshoi Ballet, 1981.
  • Title role, Ivan the Terrible, Bolshoi Ballet, 1982.
  • Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, Bolshoi Ballet, 1983.
  • Boris, The Golden Age, Bolshoi Ballet, 1984.
  • Jean de Brienne, Raymonda, Bolshoi Ballet, 1985.
  • Basil, Don Quixote, Royal Ballet of Flanders, 1988.
  • Title role, Cyrano de Bergerac, Bolshoi Ballet, 1988.
  • Prince, The Sleeping Beauty, Paris Opera, 1989.
  • Title role, Petrushka, Nijinsky Festival, Bolshoi Ballet, 1990.
  • Solor, La Bayadere, Royal Ballet, London, 1990.
  • Principal dancer, Farewell (pas de deux, later incorporated into Winter Dreams), Royal Ballet, London, 1990.
  • Prince, The Nutcracker, Royal Ballet, London, 1990.
  • Vershinin, Winter Dreams, Royal Ballet, Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, 1991.
  • Des Grieux, Manon, Royal Ballet, London, 1991.
  • Lescaut, Manon, Royal Ballet, London, 1991.
  • Jean de Brienne, Raymonda, Royal Ballet, London, 1991.
  • Title role, Cyrano de Bergerac, Royal Ballet, London, 1991.
  • Chanson Dansee (an "Athlete"), Les Biches, Royal Ballet, London, 1991.
  • Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, Royal Ballet, London, 1992.
  • Title role, Othello, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, 1994.
  • Also appeared in Spartacus, c. 1988.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Specials
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 1987.
  • The Hans Christian Andersen Awards 1988, PBS, 1990.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
  • Solar, "La Bayadere from the Royal Ballet," Great Performances, PBS, 1991.
  • Dancing, PBS, 1993.

Further Reference


  • Dance and Dancers, October, 1987; August, 1990.
  • Dance Magazine, April, 1987.

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