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sAYAT ASATRYAN

Sayat Asatryan was born in Yerevan , Armenia and trained in Russia at the Voronezh Ballet school and St. Peterburg Ballet Academy. He received a comprehensive arts and humanities education at the St. Petersburg Ballet Academy and Voronezh Ballet Academy with the Master Degree in Dance and Arts. Additionally, he completed Certified Performing Arts Executive program from University of New Orleans focused on the management aspects of performing arts tour booking and presenting. He has been dancing professionally in the United States and throughout the world over the past 23 years, and teaching ballet technique and choreographing for the past 17 years He was a principal ballet dancer with the Moscow Kremlin Ballet and Guest Artist with Bolshoi Ballet, touring internationally in South America, Europe, Japan, France, Egypt, Italy, China, Italy ,Mexico and U.S  Currently, he passes on his exceptional technique and artistry  to his students. Many of his students accepted to the major professional ballet companies and summer programs in Alvin Alley Company in New York, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago and San Francisco Ballet and become finalist in the Youth America Grand Prix competition in Florida.  

The most exiting dancing was performed by Sayat Asatryan, whose fantastically elevated leaps and jumps, punctuated by powerful scissor beats, had him flying through the air with unlimited energy "The Honolulu Advertiser" 

I cannot tell you enough how much we appreciate all the hard work that you put into making Don Quixote a very special production. You all have amazing talent, and it was great to see you again (and to meet some new friends!)" Biloxi City Ballet

Olga Tchekachova

  • Ms. Tchekacheva was born in Saint Peterburg, Russia and from an early age, she received a comprehensive arts and humanities education at the Perm Ballet Academy, and holds master degree in dance and arts. Many of her students have been awarded scholarships to major ballet companies: Jeffrey Ballet School, Alvin Alley and became the finalist in prestigious International Youth America Grand Prix Ballet Competition. Ms. Tchekachova's pure classical ballet training and American contemporary and modern experience become a great foundation of training future star of ballet. Knowledge of world dance and respect to each culture, and her professionalism that is difficult to match, makes a significant contribution to any students. She was a finalist in the 6th New York International Ballet Competition in 2000.

    She was described  by critics as "With appealing dynamics and personalities "often caught the eye, especially Olga Tchekachova. Los Angeles Times. 

 

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