Saniya Abilmajineva

Ballet Instructor

Originally from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Saniya Abilmajineva graduated from the
Choreography College in Moscow in 2007. From 2007-2008, she performed as the first
soloist with the Natalia Satz Theatre (formally known as the Children’s Musical Theatre). Saniya joined Canada’s Ballet Jörgen as a company dancer in 2009. Saniya’s roles with
CBJ include the title roles in Anastasia, Romeo & Juliet, and Cinderella; Lady Birch in
The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition, and Aurora in Sleeping Beauty. Saniya was part
of the creation of many roles in CBJ’s 25th anniversary production of Swan Lake and
toured Canada performing the acclaimed principal role of Odette/Odile. In 2013 Saniya
had the opportunity to dance Giselle as a guest artist with the International School of
Ballet. Sanyia has also been teaching and coaching dancers since (2012) in programs
including, (summer intensive and junior company).