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Bayer Ballet welcomes serious dancers who are seeking to refine their technique and artistry, while learning contemporary ballet repertoire, classical variations and the intricacies of the Vaganova method from Master Vaganova Instructors.



  • technique classes

  • variation repertoire

  • artistic coaching

  • great opportunity for dancers interested in competition

  • train with master Vaganova instructors to learn authentic intricacies of this method

  • SPACE LIMITED to maintain small class sizes


variations workshop
maiia musaeva
Ages 9-11
AGES 12-14

ages 9-11




ages 12-14

10:00am-12:30 pm





variations workshop
Ages 12+
AGES 15+

ages 12+




ages 15+

10:00am-12:30 pm




variations workshop
Ages 9-11
AGES 12-14

ages 9-11

10:00am-12:30 pm








Master’s Degree,

Perm State Choreographic College (2013)

Bachelor’s Degree,

Moscow State Academy of Choreography (2011)

Training, Ulan-Ude School of Choreography

Teachers - N.A. Abykova and L.Sakhyanova

Instructor | Classical

Ms. Musaeva is a respected professor of classical ballet and an accomplished professional dancer. M. Musaeva's students are distinguished by their academic approach, purity of performance, and high technical level, which allow them to win prizes at international festivals and competitions:


  • Buryat State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre

  • Kirov State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet (State Academic Mariinsky Theatre), where she performed leading roles of classical repertoire under the guidance of G. Komleva and S. Berezhny

  • "Festival of Terpsichore" International Competition: awarded the diploma of laureate of the second degree and Audience Award

  • Musa Jalil Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet.

Ms. Musaeva performed internationally, touring the following countries: Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal, Taiwan, China, Norway, Luxembourg, and Switzerland.


  • “Swan Lake” - Odette and Odile, Pas de Trois, Big Swans;

  • “Don Quixote” - Kitri, Street Dancer, an inserted variation from Act III, Girlfriends;

  • “Sleeping beauty”- The Lilac Fairy, The Diamond Fairy; Princess Florine, Fairies from the Prologue;

  • “Giselle” - Myrtha, an inserted pas de deux, the two Willis;

  • “Le Corsaire” - Medora’s pas de deux, Gulnara’s pas d’Esclave, Trio;

  • “La Bayadère”- Gamzatti, Trio of Shades, Indian dance;

  • “Spartacus” - Aegina;

  • “Mowgli” - Bagheera;

  • “Walpurgis Night” - Bacchante, Nymphs;

  • “Pas de quatre” – Marie Taglioni, Carlotta Grisi;

  • Pas de deux - “Diana and Actaeon”;

  • Pas de deux - “La Esmeralda”, etc.


From 2010-2018, Ms. Musaeva worked as a classical dance instructor at the Kazan School of Choreography, following the A.Y. Vaganova System.


Since 2018 she has been working as a teacher of classical dance in Poland at the L. Różytski State Professional Ballet School (Ogólnokształcącą Szkołą Baletową im. L. Różyckiego w Bytomiu nauczyciel tanca klasycznego).​



Institute of Additional Professional Education (Professional Development) (2014)

Presented a paper on the topic "Current issues of improving the level of professional mastery of classical dance teachers and choreography concertmasters”


Perm State Choreography College (2014)

Presented the work "Methods and peculiarities of teaching special disciplines in primary and secondary school"

Institute of Additional Professional Education (Professional Development) (2015)

Presented a paper on "Methods of teaching classical dance"


Moscow State Academy of Choreography (Bolshoi) (2016)

Participant of educational and methodological events of "Moscow Ballet School in the regions of Russia"

Polish Ministry of Education

Created video materials on classical dance methodology "Teacher's Diary"


  • Individual Award of the II degree for outstanding contribution to the development of creative education in Poland

  • "Festival of Terpsichore" International Competition: awarded the diploma of laureate of the second degree and Audience Award

  • Successfully prepared students for the International Festival of Professional Ballet Schools and the International Competition "Kazan Luchezarnaya", receiving the first-degree laureate diploma;

  • Student Successes: “ZŁOTE POINTY” (2019); Gdansk Ogólnopolski konkurs XXI (2019); “EUROPEAN BALLET GRAND PRIX” (2020); Gdansk Ogólnopolski konkurs XXII (2022)


Olga Voloboueva graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 1989,  class of Professor N. Kurgapkina,  at which time she embarked on her professional career with the Kirov Ballet (Mariinsky Ballet).  Her expansive performing career highlights include solo and principal roles and, full repertoire with the following ballet companies: Kirov Ballet / Mariinsky /, St. Petersburg; Colorado Ballet, USA; Royal Ballet of Flanders, Belgium; and Ballet Victor Ullate. Ms. Voloboueva performed as a guest artist with the following companies: San Francisco Opera Ballet, USA; Setsuko Itchikawa Ballet, Japan; and Arlington Ballet, USA. She also had the opportunity to tour England, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, USA, Japan, Korea, Scotland, Belgium, and France, to name a few.  

Lead Soloist and Principal Roles

 Mariinsky Theatre (Kirov Ballet) - soloist

  • La Bayadere - Nikiya, Gamzatti 

  • Nutcracker - Masha

  • Giselle - Giselle

  • Swan Lake - Odetta, Odile 

  • La Sylphide – Sylphide

  • Chopeniana (Les Sylphides) - Waltz, Mazurka

  • Stone Flower - Hostess of the Copper Mountain  

  • Esmeralda – Pas de deux

  • Don Quixote – Pas de deux


Colorado Ballet:

  • Romeo and Juliet - Juliet

  • Sleeping Beauty - Princes Aurora 

  • Esmeralda - Diana and Acteon - Pas de deux 

  • Serenada -  Dark Angel / Balanchine

  • Rubies - Soloist / Balancine

  • Western Symphony – Pas de deux

  • Stars and Stripes – Second Movement / Balanchine

  • Configurations / Choo San Goh

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream / Christopher Wheeldon

  • River / Alvin Ailey


Royal Ballet of Flanders:

  • Nutcracker – Clara                             

  • Sleeping Beauty                                  

  • Giselle – Giselle, Mirta                        

  • La Bayadere - Nikiya, Gamzatti

  • Impressing The Czar / W.Forsythe 

  • Ancient Air and Dances / R.Tanner

  • In The Middle / W.Forsythe                

  • Swan Lake / J.Fabre

  • Encounters / C.Pastor

  • In The Night / J.Robbins  

During her professional career Ms. Voloboueva has worked with : N. Kurgapkina, T. Terehova, N. Bolshakova, O. Vinogradov, M. Fredman, Poul Mejia, Robert Denvers, Christopher Wheeldon, Victoria Morgan, Victoria Simon,W.Forsythe, J.Fabre, E. Evteeva, M. Daukaev, I. Kolpakova, O. Vinogradov, Menia Martinez, Daniel Job, Christine Redpath.  Partners included: Andris Liepa, Farukh. Ruzimatov, Makhar. Vaziev, Igor Zelensky, Alexsander Vetrov Wim Vanlessen, Melis Pakri, Priit Kripson,  Stefan jon Wise and many others.  


Olga danced in the film, "The Little Humpback Horse." She also participated in significant competitions and festivals, including the First International Dance Festival in Miami, USA; Dance Aspen Festival, Colorado, USA; Golden Ballet Stars Gala in Tokyo, Japan; Stars of the White Nights, Russia; Classical Ballet Festival named after Rudolf Nureyev, Russia; First Vaganova Ballet competition – diploma of the 1st degree, Russia; and In memory of Rudolf Nureyev Ballet competition – diploma, Hungary.

Ms. Voloboueva has served as an international guest teacher at Vaganova Ballet Academy, Ballet West - Scotland, Universal Ballet - South  Korea, Yantra Ballet - Belgium, Ballet Ruso  Barcelona.

Instructor  (guest) | Classical



Teaching Diploma, Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet, St. Petersburg

Teachers: N. Kurgapkina, N. Serebryannikov, B. Ratchinskay, M. Daukaev, I. Gensler, N. Yananis





Master's Degree, Bolshoi Ballet Academy

Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet, St. Petersburg, Certifications in the Elementary Level, Preparatory Process, Teacher Training, Preservation and Development of the Vaganova Method

Academy of Russian Ballet, St. Petersburg, Certification in the Junior & Middle Levels of the Vaganova Method

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Moscow Institute of Contemporary Art, Ballet Teacher & Choreographer

Ledyakh School of Classical Ballet,
Ballet Dancer


Instructor | Classical

Oksana Vasileva graduated from the Ledyakh School of Classical Ballet in Moscow, where she earned her degree as a Ballet Dancer. From 1996-2008, she performed with the Moscow State Theater of Classical Choreography, performing a diverse classical ballet repertoire and contemporary works, including participation in the Stanton Welsh's production of "Green" (2000), alongside with the stars of Bolshoi Ballet Nina Ananiashvili, Sergey Filin, Dmitry Belogolovtsev.

In 2002 Oksana graduated with BFA from the Moscow Institute of Contemporary Art's as a
Ballet Teacher & Choreographer. In 2011 she trained at the Academy of Russian Ballet named after A. Y. Vaganova in St. Petersburg, earning certificate of "Training of the elementary level and the preparatory process of learning classical ballet", and in 2014 she attended teachers training program: "Preservation and development of the methodology of A. Y. Vaganova." Also, Oksana completed a two-year professional training at the Moscow State Academy of Choreography, Bolshoi Ballet Academy, earning her Master's Degree in 2016. She continued her advance ballet teacher training in 2017 at the Academy of Russian Ballet in St. Petersburg in the program: "Preservation and development of methods of teaching classical ballet at junior and middle levels."

Oksana Vasilieva joins Bayer Ballet with extensive teaching and coaching experience in all levels from Junior through Pre-Professional. Ms. Oksana has conducted four State Graduation Exams (2012, 2014, 2016, 2018.) Her students successfully participated at  prestigious Ballet Competitions, including 2nd Place at the International Competition "Dance Moscow"and 1st Place in Pas De Deux category at YAGP Paris. Ms. Oksana was recognized by The Russian Ministry of Culture State Commissioner for excellence in ballet education.

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