2021 – the Golden Mask in category – Best choreographer's work (for the ballet Russian Deadlocks II).

Максим Петров


Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2012 (class of Gennady Selyutsky). Joined the Mariinsky Ballet the same year. His repertoire at the Mariinsky included ballets by George Balanchine, Alexei Ratmansky, Yuri Grigorovich, Hans van Manen, Angelin Preljocaj, Vaslav Nijinsky – Millicent Hodson, Sasha Waltz.

In April 2014 as part of the Creative Workshop of Young Choreographers at the Mariinsky Theatre Maxim Petrov presented the one-act ballet Cinéma to music by Erik Satie.

Works at the Mariinsky Theatre included:
Le Divertissement du roi to music by Jean-Philippe Rameau, 2015
Russian Overture to music by Sergei Prokofiev, 2016
Concert Waltz to music by Alexander Glazunov, 2018
Keep to music by Nils Frahm, 2019
Russian Deadlocks II to music by Nastasya Khrushcheva, 2020
Renard. Mavra. The Fairy's Kiss to music by Igor Stravinsky, 2021

Other works:
Сoncerto Armonico to music by Alexander Tcherepnin at the Atlanta Ballet, 2018
Russian Deadlocks to music by Nastasya Khrushcheva for the project of Diana Vishneva Studio Context, 2019
Piano Concerto to music by Dmitri Shostakovich at the Samara Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, 2020
Three Quiet Pieces to music by Leonid Desyatnikov at the Ural Opera Ballet, 2021

Took part in a “Dance Platform” workshop at the Ural Opera Ballet (2014).

Produced the choreography for the operas War and Peace (directed by Graham Vick, 2014), The Golden Cockerel (directed by Anna Matison, 2015), and Samson еt Dalila (directed by Yannis Kokkos, 2016) at the Mariinsky Theatre; Eugene Onegin (directed by Dmitry Volkostrelov) at the Ural Opera Ballet.