“A day goes for 24 hours, and I do ballet for 10 hours … Without ballet, my life is not complete.” Principal Artist Ako Kondo tells us what ballet means to her, and we take a journey through her sumptuous career so far.  

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Meet Vadim Muntagirov was born in Chelyabinsk, Russia, 21 years ago.  His parents were both professional dancers, so he and his sister naturally began lessons very early in life.  At the age of 9, he went away to Perm to begin taking his ballet seriously, eventually spending the last 3 years of his training at […]

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Nikolai Tsiskaridze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, in 1973. He began his studies at the Tbilisi ballet School in 1984 and was invited in 1987 to continue his education at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy of Moscow. This graceful, refined, diligent and dedicated young student continued to perfect his professional skills throughout his school years. A […]

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Defecting to dance in America: The life of a ballet dancer is never an easy one; defecting to a country where you don’t speak the language with a dream to dance makes it almost impossible. Dance Channel TV speaks with Armenian-born ballet dancer David Hovhannisyan, who as a teenage company member on tour in the […]

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Sergey Kheylik is an incredible dancer- classically trained by renowned russian teacher, Peter Pestov he has performed all over the world, appearing in Cirque de Soliel’s Zumanity in Las Vegas, in the Hollywood Blockbuster “The Curious Case of Bennjamin Button”, Los Angeles Ballet and much more. Dance Channel TV follows him to New York City […]

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