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Natalia Usmanova

London, United Kingdom

Actor, Model, Musician, Dancer

www.usmanova.se

Natalia Usmanova is educated as a singer and an actress from Gnessin`s Academy of Music, Moscow. She is a versatile artist with wide repertoire from operas, operettas and classical romances to musical and jazz. In Moscow Natalia started her career at the Boris Pokrovsky Modern Opera Theatre as a professional singer and as an actress with Mosfilm studios as well as a professional dancer with different productions. She continued her education at the F.Liszt Academy and was engaged as a soloist by the Hungarian State Opera and Erkel Theatre in Budapest. Later-won a scholarship to study at the New Yorks Broadway Academy, took a second prize at the Show-Jazz Competition in the Washington DC. In 1993 Natalia Usmanova appeared at the Jazz Festival in Copenhagen and Water Festival in Stockholm. She sang with Odense, Southern Jutland`s and Tivoly Radio -TV Symphony orcherstras in Denmark, performed with Grupo Operistico, Madrid. Since 2008 Natalia -opera singeri in Stockholm at the OperaVox

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Physical Details

Height:
170 cm / 5ft 7in
Waist:
68 cm / 27in
Weight:
63 kg / 138 lbs
Hips:
104 cm / 41in
Ethnicity:
Other
Shoe size:
4.5 UK / 6.0 US / 37.5 Euro
Skin colour:
White
Hair colour:
Brown
Eye colour:
Brown
Hair length:
Medium
Chest:
99 cm / 39 in
Hair type:
Wavy

Experience

2006
  • Swedish Film Institute : Film Editing, Stockholm, Sweden
1998
  • MOZARTEUM. Master Class for opera singers with professor, Swedish court singerKerstin Meyer : Opera (Professor - Kerstin Meyer), Salzburg, Austria
1997
  • Master class for Opera Singers with Magda Olivero - Italian soprano, Barcelona, Spain
1995
  • AMDA. Musical-Drama Academy. Broadway : Drama. Musical, New York, USA
1992
  • Franz Liszt Academy of Music- Postgraduate : Aspirantura. Opera (Andor Eva), Budapest, Hungary
1987
  • Gnesin`s Academy of Music : Musical drama, opera theatre (drama - M. A. Asherovsky; Eugeniya Smolenskaya - opera), Moscow, Russia

Acting

IMDBwww.imdb.com/name/nm0882401/filmogenre
Acting experience:
  Previous paid speaking roles
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Swedish
Accents spoken
  • USA New York
  • Russian
Union memberships
  • Musicians Union
Filmography IMDb
Actress:
1.Utan dig Dör Jag (2013) actress

2. Break Even (2005) .... Nadja Pavlova Sweden.

3. Kreytserova sonata (1987) .... Actress

Actress - TV: Moscow

1. Blagotvoritelnyy bal (1993) (TV) (as N. Usmanova)

Self - TV:Moscow

1. "Hon och Hannes" (2005) TV series .... Herself (unknown episodes, 2005-2006) Sweden

Self:
1. Ich hiess Sabina Spielrein (2002) .... Demented Woman Sweden
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More: opera and musical roles /Link - Music expirience/

1.Roles from Vau de Ville by Fredro “Dames and hussars"

2.Jenny Molina-Kurt Weill`s, B.Brecht`s “The Three penny Opera”

3.Cleopatra-W. Shakespeare’s “Anthony and Cleopatra”

4.Roles from the Russian plays by A.0strovsky, A.Tchecov...

Modeling

Modeling experience:
  Part-time model - paid commercial work
Svenska Spel-Stockholm-reclam for internet
Tackolov AB-Stockholm-reclam for TV
TV Reclam for Este Ban

Music

Keyboard ability:
  Expert
Singing styles
  • Classical
  • Opera
Favourite genres
  • Jazz
  • Classical
Influences: Maria Callas-an Opera Singer

EMPLOYMENTS latest
2014 Soloist Opera Vox Stockholm - Cultural Night (Kulturnatt konserter)
2013 Soloist opera singer - Budapest`s Philharmony. Hungary
2013 Soloist opera singer - Moscow music Festival.Russia

Season 2012 - Musetta " La Boheme" - Puccini

Season 2011- 2012 - Donna Anna "Don Giovanni" - Mozart. Stockholm, Gefle. Sweden

Season 2010 April - May "Tosca" Puccini role Tosca. Svenska Opera. Norrköping. Sweden

2010 Magda "La Rondine" Puccini. Stockholm.

Season 2008-2009: Magda in "La Rondine" Opera Vox. Stockholm. Bouleverdteatern.

2007-2008 Opera Vox.Stockholm. Mozart "The Magic Flute" Papagena

2006-2007 Offenbach "The Tales of Hoffman" Juliet,Frans

EARLIER EMPLOYMENTS

1.Soloist opera singer at the Theatre "Modern Opera" at Boris Pokrovsky Chamber Opera Moscow.

(Roles in "Little Tragedies" by A.Pushkin "Wedding" by Igor Stravinsky.

2.Soloist opera singer at the Hungarian State Opera and Erkel Theatre Budapest:
Voiletta "La Traviata", Liu "Turandot", Tatiana "Eugeny Onegin", Anna "Nabucco"

3.Soloist with Tivoly Radio
TV,Southern Jutland’s Symphony Orchestras,conductor Tames Vetö:

Clara,Serena,Bess "Porgy and Bess",Maria "West Side Story"

Soloist with the Odense Symphony Orchestra in Denmark, conductor David Riddell.Concert v. "La Traviata "Violetta, Dulcinea "The Man of La Mancha"

4.Soloist with Västerås Symphony orchestra. Conductor Tobias Rinborg. Concert version of
"La Traviata" Violetta.
Västerås Concert H. Sweden.

EDUCATION

The Gnesin`s Academy of Music. Moscow1983-87.
Diploma. Musical theatre actress qualification

Diploma parts: Helene "The Beautiful Helene" Offenbach

Dulcinea role - "The Man of La Mancha" Mitch Leigh

F.Liszt Music Academy.Budapest 1990-92.
Diploma part:
Violetta "La Traviata" Verdi. Opera singer qualification.

Complete DRAMA,SPEACH education:
Broadway Musical-Dramatic Academy AMDA 1995.

Diploma. Drama and Music theatre qualification.
"Cats" - Demeter,Grisabella.

Film Institute - Authorized education for video and music editing AVID Xpress Pro-Intensive course. Stockholm. Certificate

OPERA MASTER CLASSES:

1. Certificate.The 26th International "Francisco Vinas" Master Class for Opera and Operatic performance and acting course- Italian soprano
Magda Olivero.Milano-La Scala and Bercelona Spain.1997

2. Certificate. Master class for opera singers under Kerstin Meyer (Court Singer-Stockholm). Salzburg. Mozarteum Academy 1998

3. Certificate. Master class for Opera singers with Kerstin Meyer in Mariefred. Sweden 1997

TV & Reality

SVT 2009 Break Even (2005)
TV3 Stockholm. West End Star. October-December 2007.Stockholm
IMDb
TV2, TV4. Stockholm.Different Swedish.
Moscow Television. Program about Mario Lanza....Russian programs.

Dancing

Dancing ability:
  Expert
Dance styles
  • Ballet
  • Folk
  • Jazz
  • Latin American
  • Rock & Roll
  • Swing
1. Bolshoy Theatre ballet school (studied, but didn`t finish); Moscow, Russia

2. Dancer in Russian Choreographic Ensemble "Kalinka" Moscow

3. Dancer in the Sputnic of Moisejevsky Ensemble: classical and character. Moscow. Russia

4. Gnesin`s Academy of Music : different styles. Moscow. Russia

5. Master Class at the Danish School of Contemporary Dance (Martha Greham style ) - Copehagen. Denmark

6. Choreograph and teacher at the Humpressario MaAus Kft. Budapest. Hungary

7. Started to work at the Budatest`s opera as character dancer. Hungary

8. Soloist musical singer and dancer at the Musical Theatre “Madar Szinhaz” Budapest: rehearsing roles: Grizabella, Demeter.

9. Contemporary style. Dance Academy of Baltimore. USA

10. Professional dance training (ballet, jazz, modern) at the Ballet Academy. Stockholm. Sweden

11. Dancer at the “Kamea”- Swedish professional Choreographic ensemble. Stockholm, Sweden

12. Dancer, singer in the Musical “Nobody’s land”. Stockholm, Sweden

13. Dancer, singer in the musical “Dracula”. Teamwork productions.
Stockholm. Sweden

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