Saniya Abilmajineva

Professor

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 joined Canada’s Ballet Jörgen as a company dancer in 2009. Saniya’s roles with CBJ include the title roles in Anastasia, Romeo & Juliet, and Cinderella; Lady Birch in The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition; and Aurora in Sleeping Beauty. Saniya was part of the creation of many roles in CBJ’s 25th anniversary production of Swan Lake and toured Canada performing the acclaimed principal role of Odette/Odile. In 2013 Saniya had the opportunity to dance Giselle as a guest artist with the International School of Ballet. Sanyia has also been teaching and coaching dancers since 2012 in programs including Canada’s Ballet Jörgen’s Summer Intensive and Junior Company. 

Academic Credentials

Choreography College, Moscow, 2007

Areas Of Specialization

Ballet, Pointe, Repertoire

Career Highlights

Company Dancer, Canada’s Ballet Jörgen

First Soloist, Natalia Satz Theatre

Guest Artist, International School of Ballet

Instructor, Canada’s Ballet Jörgen Summer Intensive Programs

Awards

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

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