Tigran Mkrtchyan

Yerevan, Armenia

Joined Boston Ballet in 2019


Tigran Mkrtchyan was born in Yerevan, Armenia. He trained at the Armenian Ballet School for seven years before receiving a scholarship to study at the Zürich Dance Academy. He was a finalist at the Prix de Lausanne in 2009. Mkrtchyan joined Ballet Zürich in 2009.

At Ballet Zürich, Mkrtchyan performed in many ballets including Patrice Bart’s Giselle, Mat Ek’s The Sleeping Beauty, Jiří Kylián’s Bella Figura, Alexei Ratmansky’s Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried), Heinz Spoerli’s The Nutcracker (Arabian), Christian Spuck’s Romeo and Juliet (Tybalt), and William Forsythe’s In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated. He presented his choreography titled The Rose that Grew from Concrete as part of Ballet Zürich’s Young Choreographers series. Mkrtchyan was awarded the Dance Prize of the Friends of Ballet Zürich in 2017.

He joined Boston Ballet as a soloist in 2019.