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Cosmopolitan Ballet Theatre strives to give the dedicated dancer a complete education comprised of professional level dance training along with a well rounded exposure to global arts, cultures and languages.

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Irina Vakhromeeva – Founder, Artistic Director, Choreographer

Irina Vakhromeeva
Founder, Artistic Director, ChoreographerIrina Vakhromeeva

Ms. Vakhromeeva’s ballet career began in the world famous Vaganova Ballet Academy, where she received her MFA Master Degree of Ballet Artist. Currently she is a PhD candidate at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy. She toured throughout the world as a soloist and Principal dancer with the Moscow Ballet Company, Festival Ballet, International Ballet Company, Metropolitan Ballet.

Ms. Vakhromeeva danced principal roles in many ballets, including The Nutcracker, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, La Fille Mal Gardee, Don Quixote, Paquita, Italian Caprichio, Flame of Paris, The Swan Lake, Corsaire, Cinderella, The Snow Maiden, The Blue Bird, and many others.

As a Principal Guest Artist, Teacher and Choreographer, Ms.Vakhromeeva worked with Hamilton Ballet in Canada, International Ballet in Taiwan, Krassovska Ballet Jeuness, and Galveston Ballet where she staged La Bayadere, La Fille Mal Gardee, Napoli, Les Sylphides, Carmen, The Nutcracker, her own choreography, The Blue Bird, Solitude, Spring Verse, Glinka Waltze, and others.

Her knowledge of the most current teaching methods and styles has produced many young dancers who have been accepted into some of the world’s greatest schools, including Bolshoi Ballet Academy and Vaganova Ballet Academy, Julliard School and University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and to professional ballet companies.

Tatyana Linnik – Instructor

1978-1986 Vaganova Ballet Academy, finished with honor in specialization of ballet artist, tutor: Elvira Kokorina

2008-2011- Vaganova Ballet Academy, faculty of Choreography Art in specialization of Ballet Pedagogy, 
graduated with honor. Thesis оп the topic of “Мосегп Requirements То The Formation Of Creative And 
Cultural Potential Of а Future Ballet Dапсег”, tutor: professor Irina Trofimova

Work experience:
1986-1988 – Maliy (Small) theatre of Орега and Ballet (Mikhailovskiy)
Ballet artist

Danced: pas de trios, big swans, mazurka in ballet “Swan Lake”; Fairy in ballet “Harlequinade”; solo parts 
in ballets “Tsar Boris”, “Giselle”, “Yaroslavna”, “Rоmео and Juliet”.

In 1986 was invited as а dancer for Vilnius Орега and Ballet theatre’s performance “Аuга”.
1988-2010 – Кirov Ballet theatre (Mariinskiy), 
Ballet artist
Danced: all classic and characteristic the corps de ballet repertoire and solo parties in many spectacles

2009-2010 – Vaganova Ballet Academy
Teacher of the preparatory department

2014 – Primopera of Vladivostok
Tutor, choreographer assistant
2010-2015 – SPBT

2014 – Primorskiy theatre of opera and ballet
Choreographer assistant and tutor

2014 – Seoul Vaganova School
Invited tutor

2015 – XIV Dance Open festival
Master-class coach

Experience as а tutor:
Swan Lake: waltz, pas de trios, swans of the II, IV acts, big and small swans, two swans, dances of the III act.

Bayadere: priestesses, djampe, dance with fans, dance with parrots, small four, Grand pas, Indian dance 
- solo, Shadows.
The Nutcracker: all parts.
Don Quixote: all parts.
Giselle: all parts.
Sleeping Beauty: all parts.
Romeo and Juliet: all parts.

While being a tutor in SPBT visited these countries with concert tours:
Japan, China, Taiwan, South Africa, Australia, Italy, Austria, France, Spain

Master classes given in:
Tokyo, Japan; Ravenna, Italy; Funchal, Portugal; Biarritz, France; Bordo, France; Nice, France; Oulu, Finland; Seoul, Korea; Barcelona, Spain; Brest, France

Elena FirsovaElena Firsova

Elena Firsova received her ballet training from the Vaganova ballet academy in 1992. Since 1992-2015 she danced with the Michailovsky Theater as a first soloist. Her repertoire includes: Esmeralda, Raymonda, Bayadera, Giselle, La Fille Mal Gardee, The Nutcracker. Touring around the world as international guest artist.

Roman PetukhovRoman Petukhov

Roman Petukhov graduate from the Perm Ballet School in 1993. He was invited to work in Michailovsky Theater, as a first soloist and principal dancer. He received his pedagogy degree in the Vaganova ballet academy in 2011. International guest dancer and teacher in Japan, Canada, Germany, Italy, Austria, USA.

Jed O’Grady Weiss – Instructor

Jed O’Grady Weiss (Australian/Irish) holds a BA in Dance / Media and Education (Honours). She worked as a dancer and freelance teacher before taking over Principal Director at Dance Semantics Studio 1999 (Melbourne).

Jed’s position at the Vienna State Opera Ballet Academy (2012- present) includes instruction of classes and creating choreography for grade 3 students to Post Graduates.

Since 1995 her choreography has been performed throughout Australia, Scandanavia, Europe and Asia.

Jed’s Contemporary classes lend concepts from Horton, Graham, Limon, & Cunningham as well as influences from training in Yoga, Jazz, Tap, Classical, Lyrical, Irish, Musical Theater and Improvisation Methods. The concept of Architecture versus Organic is a focal aspect of her methodology.

Oleg SihranovOleg Sihranov – Director

Oleg Sihranov began his career in Sankt-Petersburg, Russia at the world famous Vaganova Ballet Academy ( Degree of Ballet Artist). Either as a Principal Dancer, Choreographer or Teacher he has performed, choreographed and taught internationally with the Grand Theater in Warsaw ( Polish), Ballet Theater Dortmund ( Germany), Moscow Classical Ballet (Russia), Estonian National Ballet.

Mr.Sihranov received superlative reviews in European Dance Magazine for the leading roles he danced and the Outstanding Choreography.

As a Principal Dancer Oleg performed all of the lead roles in full-length classical ballets, as well as contemporary works by such western choreographers as John Nuemeier and John Cranko.

His repertoire includes: Romeo and Juliet, choreography by Maurice Bejart, Don Quixote, La Fille Mal Gardee, Corsaire, The Nutcracker and others. He played a Principal role in the” Ballet Masters “movie. Mr. Sihranov was recognized as one of the Most influential People in the Arts.

Having recently retired from an active career as a dancer, Oleg is focusing on teaching and choreography. He began this experience in 2003 with the Cosmopolitan Ballet Theatre. Since that time, he has taught at numerous schools in Germany, Belgium, Taiwan, Italy and Russia.

As an accomplished dancer and experienced Ballet Master, Oleg would like to share his knowledge of pure classical style as well as a modern approach.

Other instructors TBA.

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