KAB 2011 Alum Megan Amanda Erlich

KIROV ACADEMY OF BALLET OF WASHINGTON, DC

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Doug Varone and Donald Byrd, along with their talented dancers, as a part of the DanceMotion USA outreach program

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DanceMotion USA workshop at KAB. February 2013

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Matthew Rushing, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Rehearsal Director/Choreographer, conducting mater class at KAB

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Matthew Rushing conducting master class for KAB students. February 2013

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Mr. Rushing introduced KAB students to the Horton Technique and to Ailey’s iconic work, “Revelations.”

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Master class conducted by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Rehearsal Director/Choreographer, Matthew Rushing

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Auditions for KAB’s Summer Intensive program. February 2013

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Auditions for KAB’s Summer Intensive program. February 2013

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Janice Barringer, an author of “The Pointe Book: Shoes, Training and Technique”conducting a lecture at KAB. Jan 2013

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Lindsay Fischer, Ballet Master with The National Ballet of Canada and Artistic Director of YOU Dance, at KAB. Jan 2013

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Lindsay Fischer conducting a master class for KAB students. Jan 2013

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Lindsay Fischer conducting a master class for KAB students. Jan 2013

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Adam Sklute, Ballet West Artistic Director, conducting a master class at KAB. December 2012

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Ricardo Bustamante, Ballet Master/Assistant to the Artistic Director at San Francisco Ballet, presenting a master class

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Ricardo Bustamante conducting a master class for KAB students. November 2012

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Ricardo Bustamante conducting a master class for KAB students. November 2012

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Ricardo Bustamante conducting a master class for KAB students. November 2012

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Rehearsals before the Opening Night of "A Storybook Sleeping Beauty." December 2012

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Rehearsals before the Opening Night of "A Storybook Sleeping Beauty." December 2012

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Rehearsals before the Opening Night of "A Storybook Sleeping Beauty." December 2012

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Riho Sakamoto as Princess Aurora. "A Storybook Sleeping Beauty" performance. December 2012

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"A Storybook Sleeping Beauty" for the first time performed at the historic Lincoln Theatre. December 2012

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Kyle Allen as Carabosse. "A Storybook Sleeping Beauty" performance. December 2012

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"A Storybook Sleeping Beauty" for the first time performed at the historic Lincoln Theatre. December 2012

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"A Storybook Sleeping Beauty" for the first time performed at the historic Lincoln Theatre. December 2012

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Mara Nascimento and Vincius Silva. "A Storybook Sleeping Beauty" performance. December 2012

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Riho Skamoto and Emerson Moose. "A Storybook Sleeping Beauty" performance. December 2012

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The young dancers receiving a standing ovation. "A Storybook Sleeping Beauty" performance. December 2012

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KAB students performing at the Embassy of Russian Federation. November 2012

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KAB students performing at the Embassy of Russian Federation. November 2012

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The American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Gala. November 2012

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Martin Fredmann, Kirov Academy of Ballet Artistic and Executive Director, giving speech at Open House. November 2012

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KAB student Hyuma Kiyosawa performing at Open House. November 2012

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Riho Sakamoto and Martin Fredmann at Open House. November 2012

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Yuri Fateev, Deputy Director of the Ballet Company of the Mariinsky Theatre. Master class to KAB students. October 2012

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Yuri Fateev, Deputy Director of the Ballet Company of the Mariinsky Theatre. Master class to KAB students. October 2012

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Yuri Fateev, Deputy Director of the Ballet Company of the Mariinsky Theatre. Master class to KAB students. October 2012

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Giselle. Spring Performance 2012

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Riho Sakamoto as Giselle. Spring Performance 2012

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Aleksey Babayev as Duke Albrecht. Giselle Spring Performance 2012

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Riho Sakamoto and Aleksey Babayev. Giselle Spring Performance 2012

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Riho Sakamoto as Giselle. Spring Performance 2012

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Riho Sakamoto and Aleksey Babayev. Giselle Spring Performance 2012

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Giselle. Spring Performance 2012

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Giselle. Spring Performance 2012

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Giselle. Spring Performance 2012

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Bayadere. Winter Performances 2012

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Bayadere. Winter Performances 2012

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Bayadere. Winter Performances 2012

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Bayadere. Winter Performances 2012

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John Clifford, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, visit to KAB

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John Clifford, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, visit to KAB

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John Clifford, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, visit to KAB

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Rehearsals for 90th year anniversary for the Phillips Collection and the Exhibition "Degas's Dancers at the Barre"

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Rehearsals for 90th year anniversary for the Phillips Collection and the Exhibition "Degas's Dancers at the Barre"

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KAB at 90th year anniversary for the Phillips Collection and the Exhibition "Degas's Dancers at the Barre"

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KAB at 90th year anniversary for the Phillips Collection and the Exhibition "Degas's Dancers at the Barre"

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Tomoha Terada and Nikolai Kabaniev

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Nikolai Kabaniaev conducting class

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Future ballet stars

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The Kirov Academy of Ballet partners with the Class Acts Arts. We visit elementary schools throughout the DC

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Leisure time

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Between classes and rehearsals

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Between classes and rehearsals

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Academics

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Academics

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Community classes

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Adult classes

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Early prep community classes

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Early prep community classes

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Kirov Academy of Ballet campus

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Kirov Academy of Ballet campus

The Kirov Academy of Ballet’s mission is “to find, train, and educate students who show excellence in their artistic potential for ballet.”

The Kirov Academy of Ballet has become the most famous and influential classical ballet school in the US. However, to continue to produce dancers of this quality, to present the exciting performances the public has come to expect, we need your support!

Founded in 1990, the Kirov Academy of Ballet (KAB) is the only residential school in the US offering both classic ballet training and an accredited academic high school program under one roof; it remains the only school outside of Russia with the right to use the “Kirov” name. With an artistic faculty among the strongest of any ballet-training academy in the world, KAB upholds and represents an important tradition and legacy in classical ballet. In addition to its Year-Round, Pre-Professional and Summer Intensive training programs, KAB now offers Evening and Weekend ballet instruction through its Early Prep Program (for ages 2 – 6) and its Pre-Academy Program (for ages 6 – 14).

Over the years, KAB has consistently produced dancers who are medal winners at major international ballet competitions; with more than 75% of its students going on to join professional dance companies upon graduation. Recognized as “an essential asset for dance in America,” KAB has trained many of the world’s finest ballet dancers who have gone on to perform with such professional companies as The Washington Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, and the Royal Ballet, to name but a few.

Through bi-annual performance series, KAB provides top quality entertainment and a wide variety of education and outreach programs, fostering a greater understanding of and appreciation for the art of dance. Our performance series are viewed by audiences as not-to-be-missed events where you can see the stars of tomorrow dance today in sold-out shows. Past performance highlights include, Serenade, La Bayadère, Swan Lake, and Giselle.

The quality of the ballet raining that KAB has offered its students over the years, coupled with the level of performance excellence demonstrated by its graduates, distinguishes KAB from other ballet/dance training programs nationally and internationally. Now more than ever, we need your support and invite you to join us in preserving the proud legacy and tradition of excellence for which the Kirov Academy of Ballet has come to be known!

KAB exists to continue the legacy of classical Russian ballet in the United States and make it relevant to today’s dancers and the public. In order to do that, KAB relies on donations from generous individuals through its Friends of KAB. By becoming a Friend of KAB you are helping the school fulfill its mission while supporting the hundreds of young students who benefit from the rich artistic heritage of Russian Classical ballet. Friend levels are as follows:

Pavlova Friend $50 - $99

Nijinski Friend $100 - $249

Karsavina Friend $250 - $499

Nureyev Friend $500 - $999

Makarova Friend $1000 - $2,499

Baryshnikov Friend $2,500 - $4,999

Vaganova Friend $5,000 and up

Full information regarding Friend levels and affiliated benefits can be found by clicking here:

http://kirovacademydc.org/support-us/donate/

You may also contact Rebecca M. Rorke for more information: rorke@kirovacademydc.org or 202-636-0635.

The Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington, DC is a nonprofit organization, the programs of which are administered by the Universal Ballet Foundation, which is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. In compliance with IRS requirements, we affirm that you received no personal benefit from this contribution. Our federal tax number is 54-1424487. Your very generous contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.


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KIROV ACADEMY OF BALLET OF WASHINGTON, DC
4301 HAREWOOD RD NE
WASHINGTON, DC 20017

Phone
(202) 636-0635

Web
http://www.kirovacademydc.org/

Mission
The Kirov Academy of Ballet’s mission is “to find, train, and educate students who show excellence in their artistic potential for ballet.”

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