Alexei Kalinin was born in Kaliningrad.
In 2018 he graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy (class of Alexei Ilyin).
During his studies, he danced on the stages of the Mariinsky Theatre, the Hermitage Theatre, the Alexandrinsky Theatre (St Petersburg), the Bolshoi Theatre, the State Kremlin Palace and the State Academic Maly Theatre (Moscow).
In 2018 he became a member of the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre:
Swan Lake (The Prince’s Tutor, Hungarian Dance, Mazurka); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised choreography by Konstantin Sergeyev,
The Nutcracker (The Grandfather, the King, the Parents); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
The Sleeping Beauty (the King Florestan, Halifron, Mazurka, Courtiers, A Master of Ceremony); choreography by Marius Petipa edited by Konstantin Sergeyev, Eldar Aliev,
La Bayadère (Kshatri, parrots); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised choreography by Vladimir Ponomarev and Vakhtang Chabukiani,
Giselle (The Duke, Courtiers); choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa,
Don Quixote (Don Quixote, Gamache, Toreadors, Fandango); choreography by Alexander Gorsky after Marius Petipa,
The Little Humpbacked Horse (Father, the Tsar, Boyars),
Le Corsaire (Seid Pasha, Forban, eunuchs); choreography by Eldar Aliev using fragment of choreography by Marius Petipa,
A Thousand and One Nights (Archers, Bacchanal, The Marketplace Scene, Thieves); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
The Firebird (Kashchei’s subjects); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
Daphnis et Chloé (Warriors); choreography by Dmitry Pimonov,
Bambi (the Old Leader); choreography by Anton Pimonov,
Prodigal Son (Father); choreography by George Balanchine,
Phaedra (Men, Men in Black); choreography by Flemming Flindt.
Grand pas de deux Carnevale di Venezia from Satanilla; choreography by Marius Petipa.