Class: Euro Ballet
Location: Atlanta, GA
Momchil Mladenov was born in Bourgas, Bulgaria. He was trained in the Vaganova Method at the National High School of Ballet in Sofia, Bulgaria from 1984 to 1993. In 1997 he earned a Bachelor of Arts from the Ballet Department of the National Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria. From 1993 to 1999 he was a principal dancer with the National Ballet of Bulgaria. Mr. Mladenov’s honors and awards include Laureate of “Arabesque” Competition and prize for best performance in P.I. Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty, Perm, Russia in 1998, Laureate of Masako Ohya World
Ballet Competition, Osaka, Japan in 1995, prize for Best Partner in “seniors” category at the National Ballet Competition, Dobritsch, Bulgaria, and a nomination for “Crystal Lire”, Sofia, Bulgaria.
He began his career in the USA in 2000, as a dancer and ballet master at the University of Texas, El Paso. In the spring of 2002, Mr. Mladenov became an assistant to the well-known choreographer Kathryn Posin and danced the lead role in her production of Milwaukee Ballet’s "Scheherazade". Momchil Mladenov is in his seventh season as a soloist with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet and in June, 2005 danced at The J .F. Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts as the title character in the revival of George Balanchine “Don Quixote”. December, 2005 Mr. Mladenov performed Balanchine's "Divertimento No.15" at The J.F. Kennedy Center Honors. 2007 he became a Principal dancer with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet.