Altynai Abduakhimovna Asylmuratova
Altynay Asylmuratova – ballet dancer and ballet teacher, prima ballerina of the Maryinsky Theater, prima ballerina of Royal Opera House and Ballet National de Marseille; honored artist of Russia, Artistic director of the ballet company of the State Opera and Ballet Theatre «Astana Opera», President of Kazakh national academy of choreography.
Graduate of the A.Ya. Vaganova Leningrad choreographic school of I.B. Zubkovskaya’s class.
Since 1978 — the soloist of the Leningrad opera and ballet theater named after Kirov (nowadays — the Maryinsky Theater), performer of leading parties of the classical repertoire.
1989 — 1993 danced in Royal Opera House (Covent Garden);
1995 — 1997 — Ballet National de Marseille troupe of Roland Petit (France). Had went on tours in theaters of the La Scala, Grand-Opera, American ballet theater.
1999-2013 — artistic director, vice rector of the Vaganova Ballet Academy, St. Petersburg.
2013 – Altynai Asylmuratova was appointed as the councilor of the CEO of Mikhaylovsky theater in St. Petersburg.
Anniversary medal “25 years of Law enforcement army of the Republic of Kazakhstan”
“25 year of the Assembly of people of Kazakhstan” Anniversary medal
“25 year of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan” Anniversary medal
Holder of “Parasat” award
Winner of “Gold Spotlights” award
Winner of “Baltika” award
Holder of “Friendship” award