Skip navigation

This video is a montage published by Daniil on YouTube.

Daniil Simkin (born 12 October 1987 in Novosibirsk) is a Russian ballet dancer. His parents Dmitrij Simkin and Olga Aleksandrova are also ballet dancers. The family left the Soviet Union in 1990. The family settled in Wiesbaden in 1993, where Daniil spent the rest of his childhood.

Unlike most professional ballet dancers Simkin did not attend a vocational ballet school. He was coached privately by his mother, who became a ballet teacher after retiring from dancing in 1999, while attending regular German high school. He also danced duets with his father, and gained stage experience by appearing in ballet productions in Wiesbaden as a child. As a teenager he won first prize in several of the world’s leading ballet competitions.

Simkin is often spoken of as one of the most significant male talents to emerge in ballet in recent years. He is relatively small and lightly built, and of a youthful demeanour, but he is noted for his exceptional jumps, the speed and precision of his pirouettes, and his instinctive communication with the audience.

Daniil is currently a soloist at ABT.

Biography rom Wikipedia

Related Article: Dmitrij & Daniil Simkin – Simkin vs. Simkin

Boys and Ballet YouTube Channel

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: