Born in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, in Russia, Irina Lerman graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in 2011. She has since been working at the Mariinsky Ballet, in Saint
Petersburg and has an extensive classical and contemporary soloist repertoire which includes parts in Nutcracker, Scheherazade, and Don Quixote. Irina has been a guest performer for the Chaikovsky Ballet Company, in Saint Petersburg, and the Den Norske Opera, in Oslo, Norway. She joins Atlantic Ballet for its 2019-2020 Season.