Born in Moscow, Evgeni Dokoukine began his classical ballet training at age nine with teacher Yuri Vrazhkin. In 2003, he attended Canada’s National Ballet School and then in 2005, the School of Canadian Ballet Theatre under Artistic Director Nadia Veselova-Tencer. Evgeni has performed with Canadian Ballet Theatre, Ballet Espressivo, Israel National Ballet Louisville Ballet, Ballet Du Capitole Toulouse, France, and Estonian National Ballet.
His classical repertoire contains numerous Principal and Soloist roles including James in La Sylphide, Prince Seigfried and Pas de Trois in Swan Lake, Pas de trois in Oleg Vinogradov’s Paquita, Prince Desire in The Sleeping Beauty, Pas de Trois and Russian Trepak in The Nutcracker, Golden Idol in La Bayadere and Basil in Don Quixote,and leading Role in Gyula Harangoza’s Snow White. Evgeni has also performed works by various contemporary choreographers including: Gianluca Schiavoni, Roland Petit,Kader Belarbi, Stijn Celin, Maguy Marin, Val Caniparoli, Marina Kesler, Adam Hougland and Vladimir Ivanov.
In 2009, Evgeni was the silver medal winner in the Pas de Deux category at the Youth American Grand Prix Finals in New York. The same year he also performed in the Young Medalists Ballet Gala at the Miami International Ballet Festival. In 2016 and 2017 performed as a guest artist with Les Petits Ballet in Ottawa Canada.