Alexandra Arkhangelskaya was born in St Petersburg. In 1998 graduated from the Choreographic College. In 2003 graduated from the St Petersburg State Academy of Theatre Arts with specialization in Theatre Studies.
From 1998 to 2013 worked as a ballet artist at the Konstantin Tachkin’s St Petersburg Ballet Theatre. As a member of the Ballet Company, participated in international festivals and toured around various countries, including Great Britain, France, Italy, Spain, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Brazil, the SAR, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan.
Took part in a tour in Harbin (The People’s Republic of China), Seoul (South Korea) and at the Mariinsky Theatre (St Petersburg) as a member of the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Stage.
In 2013 joined the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Since 2016 she has been a member of the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
The Nutcracker (Parents, Snowflakes, The Queen, The Grandmother); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
Swan Lake (The Queen, Swans, Mazurka, Neapolitan Dance); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised choreography by Konstantin Sergeyev,
The Sleeping Beauty (the Fairy Carabosse, Queen, the Nereids, court ladies, Waltz, Mazurka); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev, Eldar Aliev,
Giselle (Berthe, the Wilis); choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa,
Le Corsaire (two soloists in Forban Dance, corsairs women, Le Jardin animé, harem, Seid Pasha’s retinue); choreography by Eldar Aliev using fragments of Marius Petipa’s choreography,
The Little Humpbacked Horse (Eight women),
Don Quixote (Six Spanish women, fandango, dream); choreography by Alexander Gorsky based after Marius Petipa.
Repertoire also includes:
The Nutcracker (Mrs Stahlbaum, Spanish Dance, Russian Dance, Arabian Dance, Waltz of Flowers);
Swan Lake (Hungarian Dance, Brides);
Giselle (Waltz, Peasant’s Dance, Bathilde);
La Bayadere (The Priestesses, Fan Dance, Shadows);
Don Quixote (Seguidilla, Gypsy Dance, Dryades, Fandango, grand pas);
Paquita (Grand pas);
Diana e Atteone (Grand pas).