Nikita Filonov was born in Zlatoust, Chelyabinsk Region. In 2008 he graduated from the Astrakhan Choreographic School. During his studies he took part in productions and stock plays of the theatre.
In 2010, he was hired by the M.I. Glinka Chelyabinsk State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet.
In 2012, he worked at the Rostov State Musical Theatre under the direction of Eldar Aliev, Mark Peretokin and Farukh Ruzimatov.
Together with the theatre, he toured Europe: Spain, Germany, Sweden, Norway, etc.
Since July 2018, he has been employed as ballet dancer of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Repertoire on the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre:
The Swan Lake (Waltz/Polonaise, Mazurka, Hungarian Dance); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised choreography by Konstantin Sergeyev,
The Nutcracker (Herr Stahlbaum, Arabian Dance, Parents, Grandfather); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
Giselle (Duke, Courtiers, Trumpeters); choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa,
The Sleeping Beauty (Halifron, Catalabutte, Mazurka, courtiers); choreography by Marius Petipa edited by Konstantin Sergeyev, Eldar Aliev,
The Little Humpbacked Horse (Danilo, the Old Man),
A Thousand and One Nights (Archers, Bacchanal, Thieves); choreography of Eldar Aliev,
La Bayadère (Dugmanta, Kshatri, parrots); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised choreography by Vladimir Ponomarev and Vakhtang Chabukiani,
Don Quixote (Toreadors, Fandango); choreography by Alexander Gorsky,
The Firebird (Lovers, Kashchei’s subjects); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
Le Corsaire (Forban, eunuchs, harem); choreography by Eldar Aliev using fragment of choreography by Marius Petipa,
Raymonda (Courtiers, Soloist in Mazurka); choreography by Marius Petipa revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev and Eldar Aliev,
Daphnis et Chloé (Warriors); choreography by Dmitry Pimonov,
Visions fugitives (Men); choreography by Dmitry Pimonov,
Phaedra (Men); choreography by Flemming Flindt.
Grand pas from Raymonda (Four soloists); choreography by Marius Petipa, Konstantin Sergeyev, revised version by Eldar Aliev.