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Stanislav Tchassov was born in Moscow and started training at the age of ten at the Moscow Ballet Academy of the Bolshoi Ballet. His teacher was Galina Ulanova’s partner Leonid Zdanov, and Stanislav graduated with the highest merits. After graduating, he was invited to join the Bolshoi Ballet, which he did in August 1981.
He was with the Bolshoi Ballet for eight years and his repertoire with the Bolshoi Ballet included the leading roles in The Little Prince, The Sleeping Beauty, The Golden Age,Raymonda, Coppelia Pas de Deux, Giselle, The Naiad and the Fisherman. This latter role is part of the video ‘Magic of the Bolshoi Volume 2’. Stanislav was coached by Kirsten Ralov from the Royal Danish Ballet in the Bournonville style and performed Flower Festival at Genzano Pas de Deux and the leading roles in Le Conservatorie and Kermesse in Bruges. Most of his roles were coached by Marina Semyonova and Galina Ulanova and his daily training was under Asaf Messerer. With the Bolshoi Ballet he toured the USA, Central and South America, Japan, Australia and many European countries.
In the 1991-
In December 1993 Stanislav danced as a Guest Artist with the Birmingham Royal Ballet, performing Prince in The Nutcracker.
In March 1991, Stanislav was the organiser of the big gala performances ‘Ballet Galaxy of Russia’ for the Soviet Festival in Taiwan, with the participation of famous principal dancers of the Kirov and Bolshoi Ballets. From 1992 he was directing and dancing in gala performances of ‘Russian and British Stars of Ballet’ in Britain. In 1992-
Stanislav’s choreographic works include the one-
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