Stanislav Belyaevsky was born in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and admitted to the Vaganova Academic Choreographic School (Vaganova Ballet Academy) in 1983, where he studied for nine years with the famous ballet master, Vladlen Semenov.
Upon graduating, Mr. Belyaevsky was invited the world-renowned Kirov Ballet (Mariinsky Theatre). During his second season with the company, he was cast in the role of “Albrecht” in Giselle. He was later promoted to Principal Dancer, in 1995, performing all the major classical roles, including “Prince Siegfried” in Swan Lake, “Prince Désiré” in Sleeping Beauty, the Prince in Nutcracker, “Colen” in La Fille mal gardée and others, partnering world-famous ballet stars such as Altynai Asylmuratova, Julia Mahalina and Ulyana Lopatkina, among others.
In 1997, Mr. Belyaevsky was invited to join the German State Opera in Berlin (Staatsoper Berlin), where he had the opportunity to work with several celebrated choreographers, among them Patrice Bart, former “danseur étoile” with l’Opéra National de Paris.
Mr. Belyaevsky left to join the Finnish National Opera as a Principal Dancer in 2000, at the invitation of Director Jorma Uotinen.
During his seasons with the Finnish National Ballet, Mr. Belyaevsky performed in ballets by a host of choreographers including George Balanchine, John Cranko, Jiri Kylián, John Neumeier, Patrice Bart, Rudolf Nureyev, Heinz Spoerli, Sylvie Guillem, Ben Stevenson, Hans van Manen, Wayne Eagling, Toer van Schayk, Rudi van Dantzig, Alexei Ratmansky, David Dawson, Jorma Elo and others. He also performed in Anna-Marie Holmes and Keven McKenzie’s Raymonda, a new choreography they created after Marius Petipa and Konstantin Sergeev for the Finnish National Ballet in collaboration with the American Ballet Theatre.
In 2002, Mr Belyaevsky was invited to the 1st Prague International Ballet Competition as a non-competing Partner and Contemporary Choreographer, for which he created his first original choreography, “Tango de Roxanne”, receiving first prize.
That same year, Mr. Belyaevsky appeared as a Principal Guest Soloist for the Seoul Universal Ballet in Korea. He also performed at the International Ballet Stars’ Galas in Seoul in 2003, in Shanghai, China in 2006, in St Petersburg, Russia in 2008 others.
Mr. Belyaevsky obtained his Teacher’s/Bachelor’s Degree from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in 2012. Since 2007, he has been teaching at the Finnish National Ballet School, and at the Helsinki Dance Institute since 2009. He has also been a guest teacher for Eifman Ballet Company (Russia) in 2011 and 2012; the Royal Ballet School (Mexico) in 2013; Forum Danza (Italy) in 2013, 2014, 2015; Endanza (Spain) and Ballet Ruso de Barcelona in 2014-2015, among others.
Mr. Belyaevsky will be teaching men’s ballet technique classes, variations, pas de deux and repertoire.