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Dmitry Zagrebin was born in Moscow,Russia, the son of two former Bolshoi Ballet dancers. Following in their footsteps, Dmitry studied at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy before joining the Bolshoi Ballet in 2007. In 2012, he was named a soloist at Stanislavsky Ballet in Moscow and in 2015, he joined the Royal Swedish Ballet as a soloist, before quickly being promoted to the rank of Principal. His repertory includes leading roles in most of the classical ballet repertoire such as Yuri Grigorovich’s Romeo & Juliet, Swan Lake, and Spartacus; Jiri Kylian’s Symphony of Psalms; August Bournonville’s La Sylphide; and Ratmansky’s Russian Seasons; to name a few. Zagrebin has garnered a number of competition awards, including gold medals at the International Ballet Competition in Seoul and at the Moscow International Ballet competition. He was nominated for Benois de la Dance Prize for his performance as Basilio in Roudolf Noureev’s version of Don Quixote.