summer intensive faculty

Inna Bayer

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Bayer Ballet

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

PERFORMANCE

Kiev Classical Ballet Theater (Ukraine).  Toured: France, Spain, Germany, and Poland as Principal Dancer.

TEACHING

San Francisco Ballet School,

Bat-Dor, 

Founded Bayer Ballet in 2005, awarded Outstanding School by YAGP, SF

(2018, 2019, & 2020)

AWARDS

"Choreographer of the Year"

(American Dance Awards),

"Outstanding Teacher" (YAGP,SF)

 

STUDENT SUCCESS

Acceptance into Prix de Lausanne 2020 (2 participants); YoungArts Finalist Winner 2020;Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP), Grand Prix 2020; World Ballet Competition (WBC), Gold Medal

 

Students accepted into Professional Companies, including: Batsheva Dance Company (Israel), Ballet Israely (Israel), Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company (Israel), Scottish Ballet (Scotland), Compania Nacional de Danza (Nacho Duato Artistic Director), State Ballet of Georgia, Alberta Ballet (Canada), Inbal Pinto Dance Company, Austin Ballet, Boston Ballet, Colorado Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance, New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Smuin Ballet, Eifman Ballet Saint Petersburg, Russia, Atlanta Ballet and more.

EDUCATION

Masters Degree, Pedagogy and Choreography with Honors, Moscow State Academy of Choreography

(Bolshoi Ballet Academy) 

Cum Laude, State Academy of Choreography and Dance in Voronezh

Full Bio

Marina Osipova

MASTER  INSTRUCTOR

Bayer Ballet Faculty

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

PERFORMANCE

Opera and Ballet Theater. MP Mussorgsky, Russian Ballet Company

TEACHING

Associate Professor, Institute of Theater Arts of Moscow , Department of Choreography, Classical Dance

Artistic Deputy Director & Teacher, Classical Dance Department, Dance Academy of Boris Eifman

Professor of Technique, Classical & Neoclassical Dance Department,  

Vagánova Ballet Academy in Russia

Juror, International Ballet Competitions 

PUBLICATIONS

Author of several scientific articles and a methodical manual on the teaching of classical dance technique.

AWARDS

Recipient of multiple choreography awards for international dance competitions

EDUCATION

Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, State Pedagogical University of Russia

AI Herzen

Theory & Methodology of Professional Education, Honorable Mention, Vagánova Academy 

Full Bio

Stanislav Fečo 

MASTER INSTRUCTOR

Guest Teacher & Choreographer

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Artistic Director, Petipa Heritage Fund

Official Ballet Master, The Anton Dolin Foundation

 

DANCER / ASSISTANT / CO-CHOREOGRAPHER

with Vasily Medvedev:

Bolshoi Ballet, Staatsballett Berlin,Lithuanian National Ballet, Compañía Nacional de Danza in Mexico, Czech National Ballet, Croatian National Ballet, Romanian National Opera, Slovak National Ballet, National Ballet of Panama, Macedonian National Ballet, National Ballet of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Great Theatre Lodz, etc.

PERFORMANCE

Principal Dancer:

Prague National Theatre,

St.Petersburg Russian Ballet,

National Theatre in Brno

Guest Principal Dancer: 

Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Azerbaijan National Ballet, State Ballet in Kazan, National Opera Donetsk

AWARDS

Philip Morris Flower Ballet Award for the Best Dancer - Czech Republic  & US

Pushkin Legacy Ballet Award for interpretation of Onegin

FORMER BALLET MASTER

Perm Theatre
Ekaterinburg Ballet

(Ural Opera) in Russia.

EDUCATION

Master Degree, Vaganova Ballet Academy of St. Petersburg

Full Bio

*Faculty subject to change

Olga Voloboueva

MASTER INSTRUCTOR

Bayer Ballet Guest Faculty

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

PERFORMANCE

Principal & Soloist:

Kirov Ballet, Mariinsky, St. Petersburg; Colorado Ballet, USA; Royal Ballet of Flanders, Belgium; Ballet Victor Ullate; Peter Schaufuss Ballet

Guest Artist:

San Francisco Opera Ballet, USA; Setsuko Itchikawa Ballet, Japan; Arlington Ballet, USA

 

GUEST TEACHER

Vaganova Ballet Academy, Ballet West -Scotland, Universal Ballet-South  Korea, Yantra Ballet- Belgium, Ballet Ruso  Barcelona

EDUCATION

Teaching Diploma, Graduate of the Vaganova Ballet Academy of St. Petersburg,

(Leningrad), Russia

Full Bio

Erin Micek

CONTEMPORARY

Bayer Ballet Faculty

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

PERFORMANCE

Eugene Ballet Company, Ballet Idaho, Drop Dance Collective, the Margaret Wingrove Dance Company and multiple projects with independent choreographers

 

AWARDS

Recipient of numerous choreography awards by such organizations as Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP). Here students have been accepted into prestigious intensives and have developed professional careers in ballet and modern companies throughout the country. 

EDUCATION

Houston Ballet Academy, Ballet Idaho Academy of Dance, and from renowned coaches such as Maria T. Vegh, former co-director of Harkness House in New York City.  

Full Bio

Sasha Kozadayev

MASTER  INSTRUCTOR

Guest Teacher

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

PERFORMANCE

Principal & Guest Artist:

Stuttgart Ballet, Hamburg Ballet, Boston Ballet, Martha Graham Dance Company, Colorado Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet, Orlando Ballet, Houston Ballet,

to name a few.

STUDENT SUCCESS

Scholarship recipients to Cambridge University, Yale, Brown University, Harvard, Princeton, Butler University, Columbia University, Stanford, MIT, Vaganova Ballet Academy, and the Bolshoi Ballet School. Students have received multiple First Place YAGP awards and competed at the Prix de Lausanne. He also coached the silver medal winner of the Jackson International Ballet Competition. Students have gone on to perform with such companies as Mariinsky Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, ABT, Ballet Panama, NDT, Slovenian National Ballet, Modern American Dance Company, New York City Ballet, San Diego Ballet, Munich Ballet, Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.

AWARDS

Medal Winner, Prix de Lausanne International Dance Competition

EDUCATION

Training, Vaganova Ballet Academy of St. Petersburg, (Leningrad), Russia, School of American Ballet, Colorado Ballet,  

John Cranko Schule 

safe artistic development

PRIORITIES & GOALS

  • SAFETY FIRST - we are following strict guidelines and ask for your cooperation. This is a shared responsibility.

  • HEALTHY & HAPPY GROWTH IS IMPORTANT - we are dedicated to helping all students achieve their individual goals, while creating an environment that promotes physical and mental wellness. 

 

SAFE, ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT

  • An internationally-renowned faculty of Master Teachers (including teachers from Russia and Europe) delivering various disciplines, virtually through Zoom to each group.⁣⁣⁣

  • Our Master Vaganova Faculty are graduates of the Vaganova Academy and Bolshoi Ballet Academy, where they received their training and graduate degrees⁣⁣⁣.

  • Large monitors, cameras, and tripods installed in studios to all in-person teachers and remote teachers to correct all students.⁣⁣⁣

  • Small groups divided by level with strict safety protocols to meet Santa Clara County Public Health and CDPH.

  • Each group is assigned a primary teacher and administrator.⁣⁣⁣

  • Participants provided with detailed policies and procedures: safety procedures, protocol and liability waiver.  

  • All participants (Zoom & In-Person) receive personalized oral critiques;

  • We are taking all precautions and strictly adhering to the recommended guidelines and directives to keep dancers and their families, as safe as possible.

REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

IN-PERSON PROGRAMS

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Summer Intensive 2020 (hybrid)

Summer Intensive SHOWCASE

The Summer Intensive culminates in a demonstration, 

presented by participants of the program.

Bayer Ballet's Summer Intensive 2019 Performance

"The Class Concert," a work is based on the graduation performance of the Vaganova Russian Ballet Academy, School of Classical Ballet. In this piece, dancers, of various ages and stages of their training, demonstrate the progression across various levels within the Vaganova System.

Bayer Ballet's Summer Intensive 2019 Performance

Pas de Deux from Le Corsaire

Bayer Ballet's Summer Intensive 2019 Performance

An excerpt from "The Young Lady and the Hooligan" ballet is an example of the acting skills and mime curriculum, integral to the Vaganova training, through which dancers are taught how to effectively communicate with the audience.

Summer Intensive Showcase

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SUMMER programs

Continue dancing throughout the summer, from Camps to Workshops, we'll explore the many facets of the artform of dance & self-expression, while keeping the children's physical and mental wellness, healthy and happy.

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