Anastasia Čumakova graduated from the Choreography School in Perm (Russia) and received a diploma cum laude in 1998. That same year she was accepted into the ballet troupe of the Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre of Chelyabinsk. In 2001 she received a diploma at the 1st International Contest for Young Ballet Artists in Kazan. She also worked at the Cairo National Opera in Egypt.
In 2003 she became a soloist with the Krasnoyarsk’s Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 2004 she received 1st price at the Contest for Young Russian Ballet Dancers held in Krasnodar. Two years later she started working at the Theatre of Classical Choreography in Moscow, while in 2008 she became a soloist with the LNOBT.
Ms. Čumakova performed in India, China, United Kingdom, Italy, Turkey, Spain and elsewhere.
In 2009 she was bestowed a “Švyturys” Award as the Female Ballet Soloist of the Year.
Her repertoire includes:
Bayadere, Gamzatti ("La Bayadere"), Marie ("Nutcracker“), Aurora ("The Sleeping Beauty)“, Silfidė ("La Sylphide"),
Giselle ("Giselle"), Juliet ("Romeo and Juliet“), Clara ("Coppelia"), Odette and Odille ("Swan Lake“), Kitri ("Don Quixote"), Osilde ("Tristan and Isolde"), Sofia („Čiurlionis"), Carmen („Carmen") etc.