Natalia Balakhnicheva was born in Kirovo-Chipetsk (Russia).
People’s Artist of Russia (the highest title for an artist in the country).
Since 1994 Natalia is the soloist of the Kremlin Ballet Theater where she currently is the Prima Ballerina.
1989 – 1993 — Perm State Ballet School (class of Sakharova).
1992 – International Ballet Competition in Paris, France – diploma
1994 – Maya I International Competition. St. Petersburg, Russia – diploma
1996 – Moscow Debuts Theater festival (The Best choreographic debut for the performance of Lyudmila in the Ruslan and Ludmila ballet). Moscow, Russia - I prize, laureate
2000 – Triumph Youth Award – laureate
2002 – Prize of Moscow city in the field of literature and art – laureate
2004 – The Spirit of Dance prize from Ballet magazine
(in the Rising Star nomination)
Documentaries Prisoners of Terpsihora in 1995 and Prisoners Terpsihora-2 in 2006, directed by Efim Reznikov, Russia
Adam. Giselle — Giselle
Arapis. Zeus — Leda
Glinka. Ruslan and Ludmila — Ludmila
Khrennikov. Napoleon Bonaparte — Russian bride
Minkus. Don Quixote – Kitri
Mozart, Rossini. Figaro – Countess Rosina
Ovsyannikov. Tom Sawyer — Becky
Prokofiev. Cinderella — Cinderella
Prokofiev. Ivan the Terrible — Anastasya
Prokofiev. Romeo and Juliet — Juliet
Pugni. Esmeralda — Esmeralda
Scriabin. Blue God — Young Girl
Stravinsky. Firebird — Tsarevna
Tchaikovsky. Nutcracker — Masha
Tchaikovsky. The Sleeping Beauty — Aurora, Princess Florine
Tchaikovsky. Snow Maiden — Snow Maiden
Tchaikovsky. Swan Lake — Odette-Odile, Pas de troix