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Daniil Simkin

Daniil Simkin

Daniil was born in 1987 to Russian ballet dancers; his family moved to Wiesbaden, Germany in 1990. Daniil started appearing on stage with his father, Dmitrij Simkin, when he was six and began training with his mother, Olga Alexsandrova, at age ten.

Daniil joined the Vienna State Opera ballet company at 19 as a demi-soloist. He danced his first principal classical role with the Lithuanian National Opera in 2007 as Basilio in Don Quixotte.

Daniil accepted his current position as soloist with the American Ballet Theatre in the fall of 2008.

Ballet Competitions

Daniil has won many prestigious ballet competitions, including, as examples:

  • 2006: Senior Gold Medal, USA International Ballet Competition, Jackson
  • 2005: Grand Prix, International Ballet Competition, Helsinki
  • 2004: 1st Prize and Gold Medal, 21st International Ballet Competition, Varna
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Simkin and the City

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Simkin and the City
  • Simkin and the City - 01:49
  • 4.94 stars / 1833
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Qi - by Daniil Simkin
  • Qi - by Daniil Simkin - 01:38
  • 4.98 stars / 221
  • 21755 Views
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Dance - Fallen Angel by Daniil Simkin
  • Dance - Fallen Angel by Daniil Simkin - 05:03
  • 4.82 stars / 719
  • 236264 Views
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Ballet - Moorhuhn danced by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet - Moorhuhn danced by Daniil Simkin - 03:30
  • 4.58 stars / 1000
  • 576505 Views
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Ballet - Les Bourgeois danced by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet - Les Bourgeois danced by Daniil Simkin - 03:17
  • 4.92 stars / 1281
  • 354599 Views
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Ballet - Giselle - Albrecht variation by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet - Giselle - Albrecht variation by Daniil Simkin - 01:00
  • 4.84 stars / 345
  • 187506 Views
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Ballet Don Quixote Basil by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet Don Quixote Basil by Daniil Simkin - 01:17
  • 4.87 stars / 983
  • 458081 Views
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Ballet - Sleeping Beauty Prince by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet - Sleeping Beauty Prince by Daniil Simkin - 02:31
  • 4.75 stars / 697
  • 356120 Views
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Dmitrij & Daniil Simkin - SIMKIN vs simkin
  • Dmitrij & Daniil Simkin - SIMKIN vs simkin - 03:31
  • 4.89 stars / 944
  • 256876 Views
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Daniil Simkin Flame of Paris Pas De Deux Ballet
  • Daniil Simkin Flame of Paris Pas De Deux Ballet - 07:28
  • 4.72 stars / 376
  • 226365 Views
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Daniil Simkin - Ballet Don Quixote - Basil
  • Daniil Simkin - Ballet Don Quixote - Basil - 08:29
  • 4.87 stars / 1238
  • 501175 Views
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Ballet Don Quixote - Basil by Daniil Simkin | Part 1
  • Ballet Don Quixote - Basil by Daniil Simkin | Part 1 - 09:47
  • 4.87 stars / 178
  • 103562 Views
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Ballet Don Quixote - Basil by Daniil Simkin | Part 2
  • Ballet Don Quixote - Basil by Daniil Simkin | Part 2 - 08:02
  • 4.88 stars / 130
  • 62819 Views
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Daniil Simkin - La Bayadère Solor | Part 1
  • Daniil Simkin - 'La Bayadère' Solor | Part 1 - 10:00
  • 4.74 stars / 170
  • 85291 Views
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Daniil Simkin - La Bayadère Solor | Part 2
  • Daniil Simkin - 'La Bayadère' Solor | Part 2 - 10:00
  • 4.61 stars / 184
  • 70905 Views
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Daniil Simkin - Just a clip
  • Daniil Simkin - Just a clip - 01:42
  • 4.9 stars / 281
  • 124538 Views
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INTENSIO - Ballet Gala presented by Daniil Simkin | Part 1
  • INTENSIO - Ballet Gala presented by Daniil Simkin | Part 1 - 08:56
  • 4.94 stars / 64
  • 17931 Views
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INTENSIO - Ballet Gala presented by Daniil Simkin | Part 2
  • INTENSIO - Ballet Gala presented by Daniil Simkin | Part 2 - 07:41
  • 4.85 stars / 78
  • 30348 Views
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Ballet - Maria Kochetkova & Daniil Simkin - Le Corsaire Pas de Deux
  • Ballet - Maria Kochetkova & Daniil Simkin - 'Le Corsaire' Pas de Deux - 10:42
  • 4.9 stars / 1320
  • 369704 Views
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Daniil Simkin: A Healthy Perspective on Being a Dancer
  • Daniil Simkin: A Healthy Perspective on Being a Dancer - 19:22
  • 4.89 stars / 291
  • 41756 Views
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Le Corsaire: Revisited - by Daniil Simkin
  • Le Corsaire: Revisited - by Daniil Simkin - 02:41
  • 4.93 stars / 228
  • 25731 Views
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aROUND - Olga Aleksandrova & Daniil Simkin
  • aROUND - Olga Aleksandrova & Daniil Simkin - 03:05
  • 4.79 stars / 265
  • 31557 Views
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Daniil Simkin - A Portrait by JaegerSloan
  • Daniil Simkin - A Portrait by JaegerSloan - 00:36
  • 4.96 stars / 187
  • 29946 Views
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Daniil Simkin: A Healthy Perspective on Being a Dancer
  • Daniil Simkin: A Healthy Perspective on Being a Dancer - 19:22
  • 4.89 stars / 291
  • 41756 Views
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Daniil Simkin gästar Kungliga Baletten
  • Daniil Simkin gästar Kungliga Baletten - 03:02
  • 4.89 stars / 35
  • 6677 Views
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