Larissa Ponomarenko is a former principal dancer of Boston Ballet, who
joined the company in1993 and had been it’s leading ballerina for 18 years. Her
vast and incredibly versatile repertoire , ranging from classical and neoclassical
productions to modern and contemporary works , included principal , title and
lead roles in ballets by M.Petipa, A.Bournonville, J.Cranko, F.Ashton,
K.MacMillan, G.Balanchine, A.Tudor, P.Taylor, J.Kudelka, B.Stevenson,
S.Welsch , V.Caniparolli . As well as J.Kyllian , N.Duato, Twyla Tharp,
M.Morris , L.Monte , M.Corder, B.Wells, M.Pink, L.Berdo.
Larissa originated roles in works by C.Wheeldon , S.Baynes, D.Pelzig ,
V.Plotnikov , and became a muse for a Boston Ballet resident choreographer
Yorma Elo , creating roles that involved speaking and singing on stage.