About our Directors and choreographers

Vladislav Kuramshin  - 

Director and founder of the Academy, choreographer and leading teacher, St. Petersburg, Russia

CV Vladislav Kuramshin

 

1983                  - Graduated from the Leningrad Academic Choreographic School named 

                            by A. Vaganova (now - Vaganova Russian Ballet Academy). 

1983                  - Ballet dancer at the Kirov State Academic Ballet Theatre company 

                            (Mariinsky Theatre), Leningrad (St. Petersburg)

1984 to 1986     - Principal dancer of the "Contemporary Ballet Theatre" (Academic Ballet Theatre of

                            Boris Eifman)

1986 to 1997     - Principal dancer of the A. Makarov’s  Academic Theatre of Ballet

1994 to present - Founder and Director of “Ballet and Theatre School named by 

                            Jacobson” (now – Vladislav Kuramshin's Academy of Classical Russian                                  Ballet, St. Petersburg). 

2005 to present - Founder and artistic director of Ballet Theatre "Choreographic Miniatures".

2010 - 2012         Vladislav Kuramshin and Tatiana Petrova 3 times gave master-classes in                                Guayaquil, Ecuador, and staged there children ballet "Snow White & 7                                    Dwarfs" in 2012.

2012 to present - Founder and Director of "Young Russia Grand Prix / Anna Pavlova" 

                            International Ballet Competition

2015 to present  - Founder and President of "Anna Pavlova" Foundation, The Netherlands                                 and Academy of Classical Russian Ballet The Hague

2005 to present Vladislav Kuramshin together with Tatiana Petrova created and staged in St. Petersburg, Russia the following ballet performances for children and adults:

"Three Little Pigs"

"Snow White & 7 Dwarfs"

"Snow Queen"

"The Nutcracker"

"Swan Lake"

"Little Red Riding Hood"

"Crazy Dolls or the New Tin Soldier"

Grand Pas "Paquita"

Musical "Small Cafe"

2014 to present Vladislav Kuramshin together with Tatiana Petrova created and staged in The Hague, Netherlands the following ballet performances for children and adults:

"Three Little Pigs"

"Snow White & 7 Dwarfs"

"Snow Queen"

"The Nutcracker"

"Swan Lake" 

  

Vladislav Kuramshin several times was a jury member of different International ballet competitions and festivals in Italy, Latvia, Cyprus.

 

Tatiana Petrova - 

Artistic Director of the Academy, choreographer and leading teacher, St. Petersburg, Russia

 

CV Tatiana Petrova

 

1989                   Graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Choreography 

                           (Bolshoi ballet school)

1989 - 2004        Ballet dancer of the world's leading Bolshoi Ballet company, Moscow

 

1997                    Being a student in 1997, she began her teaching career in her native

                            Moscow Academy. 

2002                    Graduated with honours from pedagogical department of the Moscow State

                            Academy of Choreography (Bolshoi Ballet Academy). 

2008                    Teacher, choreographer, assisted in the restoration of dance scenes 

                            "Polish ball" from the opera “Ivan Susanin”, choreography by R. Zakharov

                            at the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia

2009 - 2014        Tatiana gave summer master classes in Connecticut (2009) and New York City

                            (2010-2014) within Bolshoi Ballet Summer Intensive BBSI program

2010 - 2012         Tatiana and Vladislav Kuramshin 3 times gave master-classes in Guayaquil,                                  Ecuador, and staged there children ballet "Snow White & 7 Dwarfs" in 2012.

2010                    Tatiana Petrova gave master - classes (classical and character dance) in

                            «Greenwich ballet Academy» (Greenwich, USA) . 

2011                    Tatiana Petrova gave master - classes (classical and character dance) at 

                            the Royal Ballet School ( Antwerpen , Belgium).

2011                    Tatiana Petrova  graduated with honours from the second higher education

                            in graduate school of Bolshoi Ballet Academy in 2011 and is going to 

                            defend her thesis about character dances.

2003 to present   Artistic Director, leading teacher and a choreographer of 

                            Vladislav Kuramshin Russian Ballet Academy.

2005 to present   Leading soloist, teacher, coach and choreographer of Ballet theatre

                            «Choreographic Miniatures»,  Saint-Petersburg, Russia.  

2012 to present   Founder and Artistic Director of International ballet competition «Young Russia 

                            Grand Prix / Anna Pavlova».

2005 to present Tatiana Petrova together with Vladislav Kuramshin created and staged in St. Petersburg, Russia the following ballet performances for children and adults:

"Three Little Pigs"

"Snow White & 7 Dwarfs"

"Snow Queen"

"The Nutcracker"

"Swan Lake"

"Little Red Riding Hood"

"Crazy Dolls or the New Tin Soldier"

Grand Pas "Paquita"

Musical "Small Cafe"

2014 to present Tatiana Petrova together with Vladislav Kuramshin created and staged in The Hague, Netherlands the following ballet performances for children and adults:

"Three Little Pigs"

"Snow White & 7 Dwarfs"

"Snow Queen"

"The Nutcracker"

"Swan Lake" 

 

 

 

 

OUR GUEST TEACHERS:

 

Regina Strokina - teacher, coach and choreographer, Russia

David Vermeulen - teacher and coach, The Netherlands 

Lotte van Breukelen - teacher and coach, The Netherlands

Federica Fasano - teacher and coach, Italy / Spain