We are so very lucky to have our Australian students exposed to the Russian style of training with a Russian Master in northern Victoria.

 

Ms. Elena Chebotar has a long list of publications, performances and teaching experience in Russia and world-wide.

Elena Chebotar gained her Bachelor, Masters from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in Russia.  She has travelled widely internationally as a principal ballerina as well as a teacher with a wide range of teaching methods in Ballet and Contemporary techniques viz. Vaganova, Cechetti Martha Graham to name a few. Ms. Elena is eligible to judge students examination and provide them certification to move through levels and graduation.

 

Elena has danced internationally with the Vaganova Ballet Academy, Mariinsky Theatre, Russian Ballet Theatre, St. Petersburg Theatre.  She has taught dance at the above theatres as well as the American Ballet Conservatory, International Conferences and the Ministry of Education and Culture in New Delhi. For more detailed information please read below:

 

  • Former Vaganova Ballet Academy  classical dance intermediate and senior dance teacher
  • Former Vaganova Ballet Academy lead dancer
  • Former soloist and tutor in the Russian Ballet
  • Former Ballet Mistress - Mariinsky Theatre
  • Former Ballerina carrying out master classes and participation in tour across America by invitation of director of the American Ballet Conservatory Peggy WillisAarnio
  • Former leading soloist and tutor - "The St. Petersburg Theatre and Academy of classical dance"  
  • Elena published  "Methodology of classical dance lessons in the senior classes of choreographic universities and schools" on II INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE "Choreographic education: Russia and Europe. Status and prospects" in the Vaganova Ballet Academy.
  • Elena was invited from the Ministry of Education and Culture of India in New Delhi for the development and raising the professional level of ballet.

 

TEACHER INTENSIVE:

Our 2-4 day program is situated in the sleepy  historic river town of Echuca on the banks of the Murray River.  The teacher intensive allows teachers ages 18 years + to develop their teach­ing skills in pedagogy classes whilst having the opportunity to view  Miss Elena teaching our Autumn Intensive students of all ages and experience levels. Teacher Training will be offered in conjunction with our 2020 Intensive. This program will give the chance to a limited number of teachers to observe all of our classes being taught the way it is done at Vaganova Ballet Academy, and be immersed in not only learning the Vaganova theory, but also experiencing this theory being applied to students. Ms.Elena is eligible to judge students examination and provide them certification to move through levels and graduation.

Program includes:

*    6 hours of daily class time/2 days

*    Certificate of completion

 

STUDENT INETNSIVE:

Our 2-4 day program is situated in the sleepy  historic river town of Echuca on the banks of the Murray River. Classes will be structured inline with Vaganova professional levelling and Ms.Elena is eligible to judge students examination and provide them certification to move through levels and graduation.  For students as young as eleven years old who are at an advanced beginner level through to professional dancers wanting to perfect their technique and perhaps explore teaching, this presents a rare opportunity to train with a master teacher and receive coaching as it is taught at the Vaganova Academy of St Petersburg, Russia. Ideal students have a passion for dance and for learning.

Program includes:

*    6 hours of daily class time/2 days

*    Certificate of completion

Renowned Russian Ballet Matriarch-2 days only

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