Sofia Filonova (Kovalevskaya) was born in Novosibirsk.
In 2011 she graduated from the Novosibirsk State College of Dance (class of Lyudmila Kondrashova).
From 2011–2013 she worked at the Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre. In February 2013 she joined the Musical Theatre of the Republic of Karelia.
From 2014 she was a member of the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Since 2016 she has worked in the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
The Sleeping Beauty (Suite Lilac Fairy, Young Girls, the Nereids, Waltz, Mazurka); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeev and Eldar Aliev,
The Nutcracker (Grandmother, Mices, Snowflakes, Waltz of Flowers); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
Le Corsaire (Le Jardin animé, Pirate Women, Harem, Seid Pasha’s Retinue); choreography by Eldar Aliev using fragments of Marius Petipa’s choreography,
Giselle (Wilis, Giselle’s friends, Peasant Dance, Waltz, Court Ladies); choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa,
Swan Lake (Hungarian Dance, Mazurka, Swans, Brides, Waltz/Polonez); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised choreography by Konstantin Sergeyev and choreographic adaptation by Eldar Aliev,
The Firebird (Girls, Kashchei’s Kingdom); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
Don Quixote (Dream); choreography by Alexander Gorsky based after Marius Petipa,
The Little Humpbacked Horse (Firebirds, People of the Sea); choreography by Alexei Ratmansky,
Bambi (The Hare), In the Jungle (Birds, Fire-flies); choreography by Anton Pimonov,
Serenade (Women); choreography by George Balanchine.
Pas de six from La Esmeralda (Four gypsies); choreography by Marius Petipa, Agrippina Vaganova, revised version by Eldar Aliev;
Grand pas from Raymonda (Four soloists); choreography by Marius Petipa, Konstantin Sergeyev, revised version by Eldar Aliev;
Inspiration (Four soloists); choreography by Eldar Aliev.
Repertoire also includes:
The Nutcracker (Waltz, Snowflakes), choreography by Vasily Vainonen,
Le Corsaire (Le Jardin animé, Palestinian Dance, Two Greek Maidens, Forban dance); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised versions by Kirill Simonov,
La Bayadère (Shades, Dance with the Parrots); choreography by Marius Petipa,
The Little Humpbacked Horse (Russian Dance, Firebirds); choreography by Nadezhda Kalinina,
Cinderella (the Spring Fairy); choreography by Kirill Simonov.