Come join us at Evolution Dance Studios for Classical Russian ballet classes for all ages in the style of the Bolshoi and Vaganova School of Ballet taught by the experienced Yuri Smaltzoff. These classes are great for both beginners and intermediate dancers! [please contact me for website address]
About the ballet teacher: Yuri Smaltzoff was born in Riga, Latvia in 1938. He inherited the Russian Classical Ballet tradition from his father Ivan Smaltzoff, who graduated from and performed at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. From 1950 to 1964 Smaltzoff danced in virtually all the Classical repertoire (Swan Lake, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Coppelia, etc.) in such theaters as the Colon in Buenos Aires. He also created the leading roles in 57 original ballets. From 1964 to present Smaltzoff has continued his career in the United States as Ballet Master, Choreographer and performer.