Joined Boston Ballet in 2010
Lasha Khozashvili trained at the V. Chabukiani Tbilisi State Choreographic School from 1994 to 2002. He then joined the Tbilisi Z. Paliashvili Opera and Ballet State Theatre, where he was a leading soloist, and also appeared with the State Ballet of Georgia. Khozashvili joined Boston Ballet as a principal dancer in 2010.
Khozashvili's dancing has been described by the Los Angeles Times as "gorgeous" with "youth, charm and spontaneity gilding the choreography and making it seem inspired improvisation." Ballet Dance Magazine called him "the most sophisticated male in the [State Ballet of Georgia] company." He was awarded the Gilbert Albert and Nina Ananiashvili International Prize "Star" in 2008.
Khozashvili took part in the State Ballet of Georgia's American tour in 2007 and 2008, and Japan tour in 2007. He also performed at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, dancing in leading roles in Swan Lake, Don Quixote, and George Balanchine's Mozartiana and Duo Concertant.
His repertory includes Alexei Fadeyechev's Giselle (Albrecht); Frederick Ashton's La Fille mal gardée (Colas), and The Two Pigeons (The Young Painter); Nugzar Magalashvili's Laurencia (Mengo, Frondoso) and 1001 Nights (Shahriar); George Balanchine's Serenade, Apollon Musagète, Western Symphony, Mozartiana, Duo Concertant, Chaconne, and A Midsummer Night's Dream; August Bournonville's The Flower Festival in Genzano; Trey McIntyre's Second Before the Ground; Stanton Welch's Green; Sergei Ratmansky's Dreams About Japan and Leah; Philip Kohen's Bizet Variations; Yuri Possokhov's Sagalobeli; Mehmet Balkan's Mevlana'dan Çağrı (Shems); and Helen Pickett's Layli o Majnun.
Khozashvili has danced an array of principal roles including George Balanchine's Symphony in C, Symphony in Three Movements, Episodes, Theme and Variations, Serenade, Jewels, and A Midsummer Night's Dream; Florence Clerc's La Bayadère (Solor); John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet (Romeo); Frederick Ashton's Cinderella (Prince); Marius Petipa's The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Desire); Mikko Nissinen's Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried and Von Rothbart); Val Caniparoli's Lady of the Camellias (Armand); Rudolf Nureyev's Don Quixote (Basilio); Jiří Kylián's Bella Figura and Psalms; Wayne McGregor's Chroma; Christopher Wheeldon's Polyphonia; Jorma Elo's Bach Cello Suites and Elo Experience; Lila York's Celts; and José Martinez's Resonance.