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Victoria Jaiani

Principal Dancer, Joffrey Ballet

victoria-jaianiVictoria Jaiani joined The Joffrey Ballet in August 2003. Born and raised in Tbilisi Georgia, Victoria Jaiani began her training at the age of 10 at the Choreographic school of Georgia. Later she continued her studies at a ballet school in New York.

In June 2003, she won a bronze medal at the New York International Ballet Competition. Since joining The Joffrey, Ms. Jaiani roles include: and has also performed in Apollo(Terpsichore), Arpino’s Birthday Variations, Ashton’sCinderella (Cinderella), Dark Elegies, Giselle (Giselle), The Green Table, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, In the Night, Kettentanz, Laurencia Pas d’Action, Light Rain, Monotones II, The Nutcracker, Pas Des Deesses (Grahn),Petrouchka, Postcards, Les Presages (Passion), Jiri KyliansReturn to a Strange Land, John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet(Juliet), Round of Angels, Square Dance, Viva Vivaldi, Othello (desdemona) ,Carousel a dance (Julie), Valses Poeticos (Helgi Tomasson), Smile with my heart (Lar Lubovitch) Ms. Jaiani was featured in world premiere of a new works , Age of Innocence (Edwaard Liang),Crossed (Jessica Lang), Pretty BALLET (James Kudelka)

Victoria Jaiani is married to Joffrey dancer, Temur Suluashvili.


Evening With The Stars 2011