Vladislav Kuramshin -
Director and founder of the Academy, choreographer and leading teacher, St. Petersburg, Russia
Timeline Vladislav Kuramshin
1983 - Graduated from the Leningrad Academic Choreographic School named
by A. Vaganova (now - Vaganova Russian Ballet Academy).
1983 - Dancer at the Kirov State Academic Ballet Theatre company
1984 to 1986 - Premier of the "Contemporary Ballet Theatre" (Academic Ballet Theatre of
1986 to 1997 - Premier 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 Russian Ballet Academy).
2005 to present - Founder and artistic director of Ballet Theatre "Choreographic Miniatures".
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
Vladislav Kuramshin several times was a jury member of different International ballet competitions and festivals in Italy, Latvia, Cyprus.
About our Directors and choreographers
Tatiana Petrova -
Artistic Director of the Academy, choreographer and leading teacher, St. Petersburg, Russia
Timeline 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
1997 Being a student in 1997, she began her teaching career in her native
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) in Bolshoi Ballet Summer Intensive BBSI program
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».
Regina Strokina - teacher, coach and choreographer, Russia
David Vermeulen - intern-teacher and coach, The Netherlands
Federica Fasano - teacher and coach, Italy