our teachers
 

Marina O’Neill


Marina O’Neill


Marina O’Neill – director and founder, completed Vaganova’s Academy (St Petersburg), in the class of Dudinskaya and Kovalieva. She danced in both the Bolshoi and Mariinsky Theatres. She was a principal dancer with Eifman’s St Petersburg’s State Ballet Theatre.

Her career has taken her to Holland, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Japan, Korea and the USA.
Marina 1-st became a Laureate of The International Ballet Competition in the age of 13. She is also later gained Laureate status in The USA and France.

Julian Bulku,Tiranian

Julian
Julian Bulku,Tiranian


Julian Academy of Dance & Choreography(Albania). He continued his studies at the University of Baku, Azerbaijan. While studying he performed as a soloist for the Baku Opera House. Certificate in the Vaganova method. Julian’s next destination was Greece where he performed with the Greek National Opera. He danced with Leonidas Depian, Porson Khashoggi and in a project created by Mark Morris. He then became a choreographer and assistant director for musicals. He choreographed for many famous singers. In 2008 he gained 3rd place for his choreography for the Greek delegation to Eurovision. The next year he gained 17th place with the Albanian delegation. Throughout this time Julian also attended workshops with Alvin Ailey, Frei Faust, Milton Meyers, David Zambrano, DV8, Peter Jasco, Sayaka Akitsu and others.

Teaching ballet,pas-de-deux,repertoire, modern, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, Ashtanga yoga and ballet stretching.

Tatyana Gemchygova

Tatyana Gemchygova
Tatyana Gemchygova


Tatyana Gemchygova Tatyana Gemchygova – studied in Kiev Choreographic School, after graduation was accepted as soloist in Kharkov Ballet Theatre named after Lysenko. Repertoire includes Juliet"Romeo and Juliet", Pas de Trio from "Swan Lake", "Paquita", "Nutckracker",Kitry from "Don Quixote".

Tsvetan Stelianov Stankov

Tsvetan Stelianov Stankov
Tsvetan Stelianov Stankov


Tsvetan Stelianov Stankov

Graduated from "National school of dance art" Bulgaria-Sofia with intensive: classic ballet, character dance, contemporary, history of ballet, acting, teachers are Petar Koldamov, Bonka Matova, Antoaneta Aleksieva , Rosen Kanev, Ani Doneva, Rosen Mihailov , Nikolai Iliev, Biser Deqnov, Mariqna Deneva.

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Year-2012 "National ballet competition of Bulgaria Anastas Petrov" - Gold medal
  • Year-2008 "National competiton sports yoga" Bulgaria - Gold medal

In "National Opera and Ballet Sofia" Bulgaria - Sofia Scvetan danced: "Swan Lake", "Don Quixote" , "Gisele", "The Concert", "Zorba the Greece", " Antigone and Electra. In "State Opera Bourgas" Bulgaria-Bourgas repertoire includes:'Scheherazade", "Romantically", "La Traviata" In"Milwaukee Ballet" 2 America-Milwaukee he danced "Flames of Paris" (pdd) "Who Cares". "Paquita" (2act). In "National Musical and Ballet Centre" Bulgaria - Sofia Scvetan performed as a Principal Dancer "Jesus Christ Superstar", " Zorro", "Czardas Queen", "Gypsy Baron", "Cats", "Bat".

In "Balleto Del Sud" Italy-Lecce he danced "Carmen", "Romeo and Juliet", "La Traviata".

Irina Strizhnyova

Irina Strizhnyova Irina Strizhnyova

Studied in Odessa choreografique school.Repertoire includes:"Nutckracker","Sleeping Beauty","Swan Lake"in Odessa Ballet Theatre,later Theatre of Music Comedy "Bamby". As well Iryna worked from 1991-1995 in Club of Sportiv Dance and later with children as a choreographer in Acaemy of Cholods,Dance teacher and choreographer in "Peresvit" school of Dance.

Natalia Anuszkiewicz

Natalia Anuszkiewicz Natalia Anuszkiewicz

1986-1992: Graduated University of Pedagogy and Music in Minsk, Belarus. Diploma - Music Teacher and Singing Coach, Bachelor’s Degree, certified by Naric assessment. 1980-1984: Music College in Grodno, Belarus. Diploma - Piano teacher and accompanist; GCSE grades A*-C. 1973-1980: Music Primary School in Grodno ,achieved Grade 8 with distinction. June 2013 - Primary Classroom Music ESSENTIALS Improving Practice in Delivering National Curriculum Music-professional Completed ‘Developing Piano Skills’ course, Pedagogic University in Grodn

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Church organist and Director of choir at a Catholic Church in Kuznica, Poland:

    Main duties: rehearse and conduct the church choir. Accompany and perform various musical works at mass, religious events,

  • Music and Rhythms classroom Teacher, School 1 in Poland.
  • Accompanist of vocal, rhythm, conducting lessons and piano teacher for Pedagogic College in Grodno, Belarus
  • Accompanist (part time) at brass class for Art College in Grodno, Belarus
  • Accompanist at ballet class for Art College in Grodno, Belarus

Tatjana Zujeva

Tatjana Zujeva
Tatjana Zujeva


Tatjana Zujeva - is an expirienced pianist, accompanist and piano teacher. She graduated from the Music Academy in Riga, Latvia and has an MA degree in Music Education. She has 30-year experience in working with children of different age groups and accompanying during dance, vocal, string, wind and percussion instrument classes and events.

If you require private piano lessons,please do not hesitate to contact YBA on +447939596010