Russian Ballerina To Dance Sugar Plum Fairy with International Ballet Classique at Neumann University
Anna Ivanova began her ballet studies at the Perm Academy in the former Soviet Union and later studied at the Frunze Ballet Academy. Upon graduation from Frunze, she performed with Cheliabinsk Opera and Ballet Theater as principal dancer. After accepting invitation to become a principal dancer with the Donetsk Ballet, Miss Ivanova toured the eastern United States. From 1994 to 1999, she was a principal dancer with the Russian Ballet Theatre of Delaware and, in 1998 she was a finalist in the International Ballet Competition in Jackson Miss.Miss Ivanova is featured guest artist and ballet mistress with ballet companies throughout the United States. Noted for her lyrical style, Miss Ivanova performed roles in many of great classical ballets, including Romeo and Juliet and more. Her repertoire also includes many of contemporary works by choreographers including Daniel Baudendistel, Leslie Browne, Robert LaFosse, Scott Joovovich and Matthew Neenan. For last twelve years Miss Ivanova has been teaching advanced levels in Ballet companies throughout Mid Atlantic States, including Oxford Center for Dance, Russian Ballet Centre, Longwood Performing Arts, Brandywine Ballet Company, Anna Marie Dance Studio and also performed Master classes in many other Ballet Schools and Academies.
Performance dates are December 14-16. Additional information at 610-459-9221 or www.academyballetru.com