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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 / 2013
  • 166356 Views
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Qi - by Daniil Simkin
  • Qi - by Daniil Simkin - 01:38
  • 4.98 stars / 232
  • 23374 Views
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Dance - Fallen Angel by Daniil Simkin
  • Dance - Fallen Angel by Daniil Simkin - 05:03
  • 4.82 stars / 739
  • 239297 Views
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Ballet - Moorhuhn danced by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet - Moorhuhn danced by Daniil Simkin - 03:30
  • 4.58 stars / 1010
  • 578544 Views
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Ballet - Les Bourgeois danced by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet - Les Bourgeois danced by Daniil Simkin - 03:17
  • 4.93 stars / 1337
  • 362665 Views
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Ballet - Giselle - Albrecht variation by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet - Giselle - Albrecht variation by Daniil Simkin - 01:00
  • 4.84 stars / 356
  • 189542 Views
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Ballet Don Quixote Basil by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet Don Quixote Basil by Daniil Simkin - 01:17
  • 4.86 stars / 1032
  • 468458 Views
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Ballet - Sleeping Beauty Prince by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet - Sleeping Beauty Prince by Daniil Simkin - 02:31
  • 4.75 stars / 723
  • 361385 Views
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Dmitrij & Daniil Simkin - SIMKIN vs simkin
  • Dmitrij & Daniil Simkin - SIMKIN vs simkin - 03:31
  • 4.89 stars / 1009
  • 266834 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
  • 4.73 stars / 398
  • 233722 Views
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Daniil Simkin - Ballet Don Quixote - Basil
  • Daniil Simkin - Ballet Don Quixote - Basil - 08:29
  • 4.88 stars / 1285
  • 512773 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 / 191
  • 106890 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 / 138
  • 64574 Views
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Daniil Simkin - La Bayadère Solor | Part 1
  • Daniil Simkin - 'La Bayadère' Solor | Part 1 - 10:00
  • 4.73 stars / 176
  • 87046 Views
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Daniil Simkin - La Bayadère Solor | Part 2
  • Daniil Simkin - 'La Bayadère' Solor | Part 2 - 10:00
  • 4.62 stars / 191
  • 72819 Views
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Daniil Simkin - Just a clip
  • Daniil Simkin - Just a clip - 01:42
  • 4.88 stars / 289
  • 126527 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 / 66
  • 18228 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 / 80
  • 30934 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 / 1436
  • 398755 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
  • 4.9 stars / 326
  • 44814 Views
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Le Corsaire: Revisited - by Daniil Simkin
  • Le Corsaire: Revisited - by Daniil Simkin - 02:41
  • 4.94 stars / 249
  • 28550 Views
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aROUND - Olga Aleksandrova & Daniil Simkin
  • aROUND - Olga Aleksandrova & Daniil Simkin - 03:05
  • 4.81 stars / 288
  • 34547 Views
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Daniil Simkin - A Portrait by JaegerSloan
  • Daniil Simkin - A Portrait by JaegerSloan - 00:36
  • 4.96 stars / 196
  • 31617 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
  • 4.9 stars / 326
  • 44814 Views
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Daniil Simkin gästar Kungliga Baletten
  • Daniil Simkin gästar Kungliga Baletten - 03:02
  • 4.89 stars / 37
  • 6952 Views
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