Vladislav Lantratov



Principal dancer at the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, in 2014 Mr. Lantratov created the role of Petruchio in John-Christophe Maillot’s Taming of the Shrew. In 2015, he was awarded The Golden Mask National Theatre prize in the The Best ballet male part category for his interpretation of the role of Petruccio.

In 2014, he was voted The Best Dancer of the Year by the Italian Danza & Danza magazine for his performance as Prince in Nutcracker (B. Stivenson’s production) with Estonian National Ballet on the company’s tour to Italy and for the performances as Solor and Onegin at the Bolshoi Theatre. In 2015, he was voted The Best Dancer of the Year by Tanz magazine.


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“Vladislav Lantratov, Basilio, looks nothing like anyone’s usual idea of a Bolshoi man… In performance, he has a kind of spontaneous naturalness and charming intelligence that make him unlike any Russian dancer I can remember, except perhaps Mikhail Baryshnikov… He has all the panache you could want here. The dark glint in his eye, the witty turn of his head, are matched by the unhesitating way he thrusts Ms. Alexandrova aloft and holds her, by her hip.”

Alastair MacAulay

New York Times

“… among the most remarkable and intelligent performers in today’s Bolshoi. Mr. Lantratov emerged as a dance-actor of a new kind of subtly detailed naturalism in this year’s broadcast of Mr. Ratmansky’s three-act “Lost Illusions”…”

Alastair MacAulay

New York Times