Olga Pavlova, Russian prima ballerina, was born in Moscow. A graduate of the famed Bolshoi Ballet Academy, she holds a Master degree in Teaching and Choreography from Moscow Academy of Professional Arts.
She won the Gold Medal and 1st Prize at the Maya Plisetskaya 2nd International Ballet Competition in St. Petersburg, and the Diploma at the Rudolf Nureyev 2nd International Ballet Competition in Budapest. Olga has danced with Bolshoi Ballet Grigorovich Company, Imperial Russian Ballet, Moscow Classical Ballet, Morphoses / The Wheeldon Company, Metropolitan Classical Ballet and now Mejia Ballet International. She toured to over 30 countries with the legendary Maya Plisetskaya. She has worked with numerous noted choreographers, and has danced with many great artists. Her repertoire includes principal roles in over 50 classical and contemporary ballets.
Referred to in Dance Magazine as The New Pavlova, Olga is married to dancer Yevgeni Anfinogenov, her partner on stage.
Miss Pavlova is an "Official Répétiteur for Mejia Ballet International" and is currently staging Mr. Mejia's Choreographies in Moscow, Russia.