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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
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Dance - Fallen Angel by Daniil Simkin
  • Dance - Fallen Angel by Daniil Simkin - 05:03
  • 4.82 stars / 719
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Ballet - Moorhuhn danced by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet - Moorhuhn danced by Daniil Simkin - 03:30
  • 4.58 stars / 999
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Ballet - Les Bourgeois danced by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet - Les Bourgeois danced by Daniil Simkin - 03:17
  • 4.92 stars / 1280
  • 354451 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
  • 187485 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
  • 457982 Views
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Ballet - Sleeping Beauty Prince by Daniil Simkin
  • Ballet - Sleeping Beauty Prince by Daniil Simkin - 02:31
  • 4.75 stars / 696
  • 356075 Views
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Dmitrij & Daniil Simkin - SIMKIN vs simkin
  • Dmitrij & Daniil Simkin - SIMKIN vs simkin - 03:31
  • 4.89 stars / 944
  • 256815 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
  • 226306 Views
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Daniil Simkin - Ballet Don Quixote - Basil
  • Daniil Simkin - Ballet Don Quixote - Basil - 08:29
  • 4.87 stars / 1238
  • 501084 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
  • 103522 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
  • 62800 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
  • 85273 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
  • 70886 Views
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Daniil Simkin - Just a clip
  • Daniil Simkin - Just a clip - 01:42
  • 4.9 stars / 281
  • 124521 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
  • 17927 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
  • 30342 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 / 1319
  • 369365 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
  • 41705 Views
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Le Corsaire: Revisited - by Daniil Simkin
  • Le Corsaire: Revisited - by Daniil Simkin - 02:41
  • 4.93 stars / 228
  • 25681 Views
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aROUND - Olga Aleksandrova & Daniil Simkin
  • aROUND - Olga Aleksandrova & Daniil Simkin - 03:05
  • 4.79 stars / 265
  • 31515 Views
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Daniil Simkin - A Portrait by JaegerSloan
  • Daniil Simkin - A Portrait by JaegerSloan - 00:36
  • 4.96 stars / 187
  • 29935 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
  • 41705 Views
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Daniil Simkin gästar Kungliga Baletten
  • Daniil Simkin gästar Kungliga Baletten - 03:02
  • 4.89 stars / 35
  • 6674 Views
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