Dean of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy
Dean of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy of Moscow, Artistic Director of BBASI Programs, and Master Teacher of Classical Dance, Ms. Leonova began her ballet career at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy. Having the distinction of one of the most distinguished graduates of Mme. Sofia Golovkina, Ms. Leonova was invited to join the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Theatre Company right after graduation and was soon promoted to Prima Ballerina. During her career, Ms. Leonova starred in productions at the Bolshoi and worldwide, including Odette/Odile in "Swan Lake," Giselle and Myrtha in "Giselle," the Lilac Fairy in "The Sleeping Beauty," and Aegina in "Spartacus."