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Grishko Ballerinas

Diana Vishneva in her Grishko slippers
Diana Vishneva

Principal dancer with the Mariinsky Ballet and the American Ballet Theatre

Joy Womack - first American to dance with the Bolshoi
Joy Womack

First American woman to dance with the Bolshoi Ballet Theatre and sign a soloist contract

Natalia Kremen at a photoshoot with the Grishko Girls
Natalia Kremen

Principal dancer with the English National Ballet and owner of Natalia Kremen Ballet School in London

Daria Klimentova on the Bolshoi stage
Daria Klimentova

Prima ballerina with the English National Ballet

Svetlana Zakharova dances Swan Lake in her Grishko pointe shoes
Svetlana Zakharova

Prima ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet and the Teatro alla Scala (former)

Yekaterina Kondaurova - Principal dancer with the Mariinsky Ballet Company
Yekaterina Kondaurova

Principal dancer with the Mariinsky Ballet Company

Grishko in The Arts

Patrick Demarchelier photographs Grishko ballerinas
Patrick Demarchelier
  • Famed photographer enjoys shooting famous ballerinas wearing their Grishko pointe shoes and clothing
  • He accomplishes the extraordinary - stopping the moment, catching the emotion and recreating the pure elegance of a ballerina
  • Created an exhibition of photos devoted to prima ballerina Diana Vishneva, one of Grishko's ballerinas, that was presented at The Moscow House of Photography
Russian Olympic Gymnastics Team winning gold in their Grishko gymnastic wear
Russian Olympic Gymnastics Team
  • 2012 Olympic Gold medal team of Russian gymnasts who competed in their Grishko gym shoes
  • Evgeniya Kanaeva, the 2012 Rhythmic Gymnastics Olympic champion prefers the Grishko ‘Alina’ style gym shoes
  • Dariya Dmitrieva, the 2012 Rhythmic Gymnastics Olympic silver medalist also proudly performed in her Grishko ‘Irina’ style gym shoes
Big Ballet Television Contest/Show
Big Ballet Television Contest/Show
  • Grishko proudly supports the young and talented dancers of Russia’s hugely popular and successful “The Big Ballet” dance competition television show
  • All participants were gifted Grishko rehearsal wear, dancewear, pointe shoes and slippers

Grishko Features in Publications

Vogue Russia captures the beauty and fashion of Grishko dancewear

Vogue Russia
  • Grishko Pointe shoes, gym shoes, leotards, dancewear and active/yoga clothing are a favourite feature in Vogue Russia editorials and fashion shoots
Harvard Business Review recognizes Grishko's accomplishments
Harvard Business Review
  • Grishko is recognized as one of the only two Russian companies that fits the theory of “hidden champions” introduced by Professor Hermann Simon of Harvard, Stanford and Mainz Universities
  • Professor Simon’s definition of a “hidden champion” is a company that has: a narrow-purpose, unique technologies, smart and modern management, and is prominent in the global market but is the leader in its own country

Grishko's Theatre and Ballet Company Partners

The following is a selection of theatres and ballet companies that are loyal patrons of Grishko.

  • Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Great Britain)
  • English National Ballet (Great Britain)
  • Birmingham Royal ballet (Great Britain)
  • Opéra National de Paris (France)
  • Conservatoire National Supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris (France)
  • The Bolshoi Theatre (Russia)
  • The Mariinsky Theatre (Russia)
  • American Ballet Theater (USA)
  • Houston Ballet (USA)
  • Pennsylvania Ballet (USA)
  • Hungarian National Ballet (Hungary)
  • Compañía nacional de danza (Mexico)
  • Instituto nacional de bellas artes y literatura (Mexico)
  • El Ballet Nacional de Mexico (Mexico)
  • The Royal New Zealand Ballet (New Zealand)
  • Tokyo Ballet (Japan)
  • The Universal Ballet (South Korea)
  • West Australian Ballet Co. (Australia)
  • The Queensland Ballet Co. (Australia)
  • Istanbul State Opera and Ballet (Turkey)
  • Mersin State Opera and Ballet (Turkey)
  • The Opera and Ballet House of Ankara (Turkey)
  • Ballet of the National Theatre Belgrade (Serbia)
  • Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera & Ballet (Mongolia)
  • Teatr Wielki Opera Narodowa (Poland)
  • Finnish National Opera (Finland)
  • Divadlo J.K.Tyla (Czech Republic)
  • Národní divadlo (Czech Republic)
  • Státní opera Praha (Czech Republic)
  • South African ballet Theatre (South Africa)
  • Koninklijke Balletschool Antwerpen (Belgium)
  • Brussels International Ballet School (Belgium)