Danceartists Ballet Academy Faculty
Joanna is also owner of Danceartists Management www.danceartistsmanagement.com established in 2007 to promote performance Artists career placement.
Galina began her training in Moscow, Russian with former Bolshoi Ballet dancers at the Gymnasium No. 1504. After immigrating to the United States, she continued her studies with Joanna Duncan and Irina Vakromeeva. Galina received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet Performance and Education from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati.
She has performed with Kentucky Ballet Theater and Ballet Theater Midwest under the direction of Daniel Simmons and Nancy Fountain.
Aside from her passion for ballet, she is a violin player, and has delved into luthiery - restoration of stringed instruments. Being a musician, she has taught herself how to play the guitar and the balalaika, which inspired her interest in historical and folk dances.
As part of Danceartist’s Faculty, Galina brings her wealth of expertise in the coaching of set Classical Ballet Variations from the great Ballet’s.
Guest Faculty -
Françoise is reknowned as NYC's most loved Aerialist.
A 2014 EACP STREB Awardee, Françoise's choreographic works are reknowned for their ability to touch the heart to search or reveal, and have been performed at City Center NY, Lincoln Center, Bolshoi Ballet Theater Moscow, NYC SummerStage, New Victory Theater New 42nd Street, LaMama, Hanover Theater, across the world from Australia's Sydney Opera House to Japan, Germany, Russia.