Dutch National Ballet
Sasha Mukhamedov has two famous dancers for parents: the former Bolshoi and Royal Ballet star Irek Mukhamedov and former Bolshoi principal Masha Mukhamedov, yet it was not taken for granted that she would follow in their footsteps. Only at the age of twelve, when her father cast her in the childrenís production The Prince and The Pauper, that she really latched on.
Sasha was accepted for The Royal Ballet School at the age of thirteen. She then followed her parents to Birmingham, where she trained at the Elmhurst School for Dance, and later to Greece, where she had private lessons from her mother. Sasha joined the Dutch National Ballet in 2008 rising from the rank of aspirant to soloist and in 2016 to principal. Sasha has won several dance awards, including Ďmost promising dancerí at the ballet competition in Varna and a bronze medal at the Youth America Grand Prix.