Mikhail Shulaev graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Choreography in 2017 (class of Professor V.V. Anisimov).
Being a student of the Academy, he actively participated in concert programmes on various Moscow stages, including the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre; attended master classes by John Neumeier, Nacho Duato, Nikolay Tsiskaridze.
He also participated in the production A Journey Through the Seasons (choreography by John Neumeier).
Since August 2017, he 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 Sleeping Beauty (the Fairy Caraboss, Courtiers, Aurora’s Suitors, Waltz, Gray Wolf, Mazurka); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev, Eldar Aliev,
Swan Lake (Waltz, Waltz/Polonez, Hungarian Dance, Mazurka); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised choreography by Konstantin Sergeyev,
The Nutcracker (Parents, Herr Stahlbaum, Courtiers); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
The Firebird (Lovers, Kashchei’s subjects); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
Giselle (Wilfreed, Peasants, Courtiers); choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa,
The Little Humpbacked Horse (the Horse, Gypsy dance, two lads),
Le Corsaire (Forban two soloists, Men, Harem); choreography by Eldar Aliev featuring highlights of the choreography by Marius Petipa,
Don Quixote (Gamache, Toreadors, Fandango, Gypsies); choreography by Alexander Gorsky based after Marius Petipa,
La Bayadère (Dugmanta, the High Brahmin, parrots); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised choreography by Vladimir Ponomarev and Vakhtang Chabukiani,
A Thousand and One Nights (Executioners, Archers, Bacchanal, Thieves, Final); choreography of Eldar Aliev,
Carmen Suite (Corregidor, Men); choreography by Alberto Alonso,
Serenade (Men); choreography by George Balanchine,
Daphnis et Chloé (Warriors); choreography by Dmitry Pimonov,
Visions fugitives (Men); choreography by Dmitry Pimonov,
Bambi (Hunters); choreography by Anton Pimonov,
Phaedra (Men); choreography by Flemming Flindt.
Grand pas from the ballet Raymonda (Four Soloists); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Eldar Aliev,
Grand pas de deux Carnaval en Venecia (Four Youths); choreography by Marius Petipa.
Repertoire also includes:
La Fille mal gardée (The Harvest); choreography by Marius Petipa,
Swan Lake (Variation from Act 2); choreography by Marius Petipa,
Gayane (Highlander); choreography by Nina Anisimova, version by Vasily Vainonen.