About

Ilya Jivoy.  Choreographer and dancer

Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2008 (class of Gennady Selyutsky). Completed the Master’s Course in ‘Choreographer’s Art’ at the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2015 (class of Nikolay Boyarchikov).
Employed as a coryphée by the Mariinsky ballet, he appears in many productions, interpreting a whole range of characters.  Ilya Jivoy also has an extensive experience in ‘new choreography’: he has appeared in productions by William Forsythe, Angelin Preljocaj, Paul Lightfoot and Sol León, Dwight Roden, Hans van Manen, Alexei Ratmansky.

Since 2013 Ilya Jivoy has worked as a choreographer:
E2 to music by Antonin Dvorak (Mariinsky theatre, Russia, 2013)
Adulte to music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Mariinsky theatre, Russia, 2014)
Connections to music by Johann Sebastian Bach (Mariinsky theatre, Russia, 2015)
SeasonS to music by Max Richter (Mariinsky theatre, Russia, 2016)
The Dreamers to music of Duft Punk (Mariinsky theatre, Russia, 2017)
The Four Seasons to music by Max Richter (Mariinsky theatre, Russia, 2017)
A Flashback to music by Arvo Pärt (Coliseum, UK, 2018)
Pulcinella to music by Igor Stravinsky (Mariinsky theatre, Russia, 2018)
I’m not scared to music by Ezio Bosso (Juliertheatre, Switzerland, 2018)
Jeu de cartes to music by Igor Stravinsky (Mariinsky theatre, Russia, 2019)
House of memories to music by Max Richter (Juliertheatre, Switzerland, 2019)

In 2018, Ilya Jivoy’s production of The Four Seasons ballet was nominated for 4 Golden Mask Awards in Russia.

In 2018,  his  production of The Four Seasons ballet was honored  with St. Petersburg Higher Theatre Award Golden Sofit as the “Best performance of the Year”.

Tours:
The Four Seasons
2018- Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre, Vladivostok, Russia
2018- Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Germany
2019- Zaryadye Hall Moscow, Russia
2019- Granada International Festival of music and dance, Festival Castell de Peralada, Spain
2019- Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Croatia

A Flashback
2018- Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Japan
2019- Mariinsky Theatre, Russia
2019- Alexandrinsky Theatre, Russia
2019- Zaryadye Hall Moscow, Russia

I’m not scared
2019- Origen Cultural Festival , Juliertheatre, Switzerland
2019- Mariinsky Theatre, Russia
2019- Zaryadye Hall Moscow, Russia