Dancing is a language of the soul, and for those passionate about classical ballet, Russian Masters Ballet (RMB) has become synonymous with excellence. If you’re seeking an extraordinary opportunity to immerse yourself in the art of ballet and elevate your skills, you’re in the right place. In this article, we’ll explore the captivating world of Russian Masters Ballet Summer Intensives & Auditions for 2024.
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Discover the World of Russian Masters Ballet
Russian Masters Ballet is not just another dance school – it’s a renowned institution that upholds the traditions of the Vaganova Academy. At RMB, we offer an exclusive, highly professional intensive training in classical dance. Our elite faculty, individualized approach, and meticulously designed curriculum have placed RMB at the forefront of dance training worldwide.
Are you ready to elevate your ballet journey? RMB’s upcoming summer intensives in 2024 will be held in three incredible locations:
St. Petersburg, Russia (June 30 – July 21)
Alicante, Spain (July 7 – July 28)
Burgas, Bulgaria (July 28 – August 18)
These intensives have been thoughtfully curated and approved by the directors and faculty of RMB and Vaganova Academy. The comprehensive curriculum includes Ballet, Repertoire, Character, Pas de Deux, Contemporary, Acting, and Gymnastics – all taught by world-renowned professionals.
Ms. Asiya Lukmanova, director of RMB, shares her passion: We are proud to offer our students the unique opportunity to learn from incredible masters. Most of our teachers are current tutors at prestigious institutions like the Vaganova Academy and Eifman Academy, Mariinsky, Mikhailovsky, and other renowned theaters. Our goal is to provide our students with the highest quality education.
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Meet the Masters: Confirmed Teachers for 2024
The backbone of RMB’s excellence lies in its faculty. Here’s a glimpse of the confirmed teachers for 2024:
Professional Program Classical Dance Faculty:
Yuliya Kasenkova – senior teacher of the Vaganova Academy and former soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Tatiana Sevostianova (Kvasova) – former prima ballerina, licensed Vaganova Academy teacher, Head methodist of the Eifman Ballet Academy
Galina Enikeeva – senior teacher of the Vaganova Academy.
Svetlana Ivanova – teacher of the Vaganova Academy and former soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Tatiana Cherkashina – senior teacher of the Vaganova Academy.
Elena Bobovnikova-Chmil – teacher of the Vaganova Academy and former soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Sofia Gumerova – current teacher of the Eifman Ballet Academy and former soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Alexey Ilyin – senior teacher of the Vaganova Academy.
Asiya Lukmanova – Russian Masters Ballet Director, licensed Vaganova Academy teacher.
Dmitry Shevtcov – permanent RMB Faculty teacher, licensed Vaganova Academy teacher.
Anna Podlesnaya – permanent RMB Faculty teacher, licensed Vaganova Academy teacher
Character, Acting & Contemporary Faculty:
Polina Rassadina – character teacher of the Vaganova Academy and former character roles soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Aleksandr Omar – teacher of acting classes of the Vaganova Academy, soloist and choreographer of the Mikhailovsky Theatre.
Anastasia Vasilieva – professor and character teacher of the Vaganova Academy, former character roles soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Anton Valdbauer – choreographer, former soloist dancer of the Dutch National Ballet and Royal Swedish Ballet, graduated from the Vaganova Academy.
Denis Untila – contemporary choreographer and teacher, soloist of the Aalto Ballett Essen.
More information about the intensives and faculty on the Russian Masters Ballet website. Additionally, RMB invites world-renowned ballet professionals as special guests for exclusive master classes.
The Ballet of the National Theater in Prague will present La Sylphide choreographed by Johan Kobborg
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The Star-Studded Experience
At the culmination of each summer intensive, RMB hosts the Stars Gala, where ballet legends from Mariinsky, Bolshoi, Mikhailovsky theaters, Berlin Staatsballet, Dutch National Ballet, and more come together. This is where the students of the professional program have the unique opportunity to share the stage with their favorite artists. It’s an unforgettable experience, marking a milestone in their development.
Previous galas featured artists like Polina Semionova, Anna Ol, Ivan Zaitzev, Marat Shemiunov, Elena Evseeva, and others. The Stars Gala is a magical night full of emotions, showcasing the exceptional talent nurtured at RMB.
Your Gateway to the Ballet World
Russian Masters Ballet is not just about training; it’s a gateway to the ballet world. Representatives of famous schools and academies are invited to the courses. Last summer, almost thirty young talents were noticed by the Vaganova Academy, Berlin State Ballet School, NDA, BIBS, and many of them have already become students of these prestigious institutions.
With a strong commitment to values like friendship, diversity, and inclusion, RMB provides both professional improvement and cultural enrichment. Students from around the world are invited to apply and audition for our intensives, with the possibility of obtaining full or partial scholarships.
Don’t miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary ballet journey. Russian Masters Ballet offers live auditions in several locations and online group auditions for your convenience. Your dream of a world-class ballet education is just an audition away.
Audition Tour Dates:
Live auditions in Coimbra, Portugal (13th and 14th January), Madrid, Spain (20th January), and Brussels, Belgium (26th January).
Online group auditions on 20th and 21st January.
For more information about the auditions, intensives, and scholarships, visit Russian Masters Ballet website. Follow Russian Masters Ballet on Instagram and Facebook to stay updated and be part of the ballet community.