POSTED ON19.11.2020
Another teacher from the Vaganova Academy joins the Russian Masters Faculty.

It is our honor to introduce Ms. Svetlana Ivanova, current teacher of the Vaganova Academy.

From now on Ms. Ivanova will become part of our regular teaching staff and this year she will participate in this year’s Winter Online Program of Vaganova Academy and on the on-site Summer Programs.

In 1996 she graduated from Vaganova Academy of Ballet as a student of legendary Inma Zubkovskaya. She has been working since then with the Mariinsky Ballet where she danced soloist roles.

In addition, she graduated as a teacher from the Vaganova Academy and the last four years she has been giving lessons in this prestigious school to the intermediate levels.

She has performed, among other soloist roles, the Sylph from La Syphide by August Bournonville, Aurora and Princess Florine from The Sleeping Beauty by Marius Petipa and more neoclassical choreographies such as The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude by William Forsythe.

The Russian newspaper Rossiiskaya Gazeta praises her versatility by saying that “her feet can command any tempi, emotions and styles”.

In our courses Ms. Ivanova will teach the intermediate levels. We are honored and lucky to be able to work with such a talented and professional teacher.

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