Graduated from the Vaganova Academy, St Petersburg in 1990 and was immediately invited to begin his professional career as an artist in the world renowned Bolshoi Ballet Company.
In 1992 Kristian was offered a Soloist position with the State Opera of Vienna, where he performed in Don Quixote, Giselle, Romeo & Juliet to name a few. He later went on to further his soloist career with many major companies such as the VEREINIGTE BÜHNEN GRAZ STEIERMARK, THEATER DER LANDESHAUPTSTADT MAGDEBURG, STAATSOPER BERLIN and THE NBA BALLET COMPANY, TOKYO where he performed roles in all the major classical repertoire. He has performed as a guest artist in ballet companies across the world, many with which he toured internationally. Aside from his classical dance career He has had the opportunity to perform and choreograph for many Shows, Operas and Television projects across Europe.
In 2003 Kristian began his career as a Ballet Master, Teacher and Choreographer. He went on to become Ballet Master at the NBA Ballet, Tokyo and DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN. Kristian has been invited to teach Masterclasses at major Ballet Academies as a guest Ballet Master and has coached dancers of world renowned Companies. As an established Ballet Master, Kristian also organizes Gala Performances with International Ballet Stars and is now a popular judge at International Ballet Competitions such as YAGP.