Ekaterina Nikolaievna Chtchelkanova
(1970-05-02) May 2, 1970 (age 43), Leningrad
singer, actress, and dancer
Ekaterina Nikolaievna Chtchelkanova (born May 2, 1970) is a Russian singer, actress, and dancer from Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia). To the American audience, she is most notably cast as Hunyak, the Hungarian prisoner from the musical Chicago. Chtchelkanova was also cast as Darya in the Canadian film "The End of Silence" and held parts in the films "Odin's Shield Maiden," and "Center Stage."
Chtchelkanova is a graduate from the Vaganova Academy, where she studied under Ludmila Safronova. She is an admired ballet artist, and is notable for her appearance at Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal in 2008.