Corps de Ballet
Aleksey Babayev was born in Moscow, Russia and began his training at the Academy of International Ballet under the direction of Anastasia Babayeva and Denis Gronostayskiy. In 2009, he joined Kirov Academy of Ballet on a full scholarship. He also received his ballet training at Bolshoi summer intensive on scholarship. Mr. Babayev joined Pennsylvania Ballet II for one year before he moved back to Russia to join Stanislavsky Theatre Ballet.
Mr. Babayev was awarded 1st place at Bolshoi Summer Intensive in 2012, and 2nd place in both the Contemporary Division and Classical Division at the YAGP Philadelphia in 2008. Some of his feature roles include Vladimir Lensky in Tatiana, The Golden Idol in La Bayadere, Jester in Swan Lake, and Bradfish in Mayerling.
Mr. Babayev joined Pennsylvania Ballet for the 2016/2017 season as a member of the Corps de Ballet.