In The News | Archive 2016

Russian ballet stars to dance in "The Nutcracker"

INSIDENOVA: The Northern Virginia Ballet and its affiliate school, The Academy of Russian Ballet, will feature dancers Irina Dvorovenko and Maxim Beloserkovsky in the company's ninth annual production of "The Nutcracker." Read More

Nov
21
2016
Granada Hills Charter High dancer to study at Bolshoi 

Los Angeles Daily News: Sana Suzuki will soon pack her slippers for the Bolshoi Ballet Academy. The 9th-grade ballerina was just chosen to study full-time at the Moscow academy after showing off her ballet skills at the Bolshoi Summer Intensive. Read More

Oct
17
2016
From Puyallup to Moscow

The News Tribune: Ashley Fox, the 16 y.o. junior from Puyallup, is leaving Tuesday to study for a year at the Moscow State Academy of Choreography, one of the most prestigious ballet schools in the world. Read More

Oct
17
2016
A Vermont Ballerina Heads to the Bolshoi
Vermont’s Independent Voice: Each year, aspiring ballet dancers audition for the Bolshoi Ballet‘s yearlong program in Moscow. Of the hundreds of dancers auditioning, perhaps eight are accepted. 16-y.o. Julia Spensley was invited to Moscow after completing the Bolshoi Ballet Academy’s summer intensive in New York City. Read More
Sept
14
2016
Ballerina leaps into Russian culture
Santa Monica Daily Press: The Santa Monica High School student, Mary Polhemus, spent much of the summer in Moscow through a State Department program that aims to improve relations between the U.S. and Russia, while providing youths with intensive ballet training. Read More
Sept
7
2016
Ballet treasures from the Treasure State
The Washington Post: Julian’s career took flight in 2009 after a six-week program with teachers from the acclaimed Bolshoi Ballet Academy. It was part of a Russian American Foundation effort to bring promising homegrown students to Moscow. Read More
Sept
1
2016
"Dancing makes me happy, no matter what I have to sacrifice"
Daily Mail: Among the dozen 15-year-old girls in lavender leotards in Tatyana Galtseva’s class at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia, one is different — thought you wouldn’t know it just by watching her dance. Read More
Mar
7
2016
Franklin ballerina earns chance to study in Moscow
Oneonta Daily Star: A local teenage ballerina, Stella Duerden, is pirouetting her way around Russia’s capital thanks to a full scholarship provided by a New York City foundation. Read More
Feb
26
2016
Artists of the Week: Tate Lee and Louisa Forney
The Orange County Register: Two ballet students from the Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy have each been presented with a prestigious opportunity this year. Louisa Forney was invited to train for six months at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. Read More
Jan
19
2016
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