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:
Don Quixote (Gamache); choreography by Alexander Gorsky after Marius Petipa;
The Nutcracker (the Parents), choreography by Eldar Aliev;
The Little Humpbacked Horse (the Boyar), choreography by Alexei Ratmansky;
The Sleeping Beauty (Mazurka), choreography by Marius Petipa edited by Konstantin Sergeyev, Eldar Aliev.
Alexey Kalinin’s repertoire also includes:
The Nutcracker (the Mice, the Mouse King, Stalbaum, guests, the Rose Waltz), choreography by Vasily Vainonen;
The Swan Lake (Waltz, Mazurka, Spanish dance);
The Fountain of Bakhchisaray (the Poles);
The Puppet Fairy (the Clerk).