Stella Voskovetskaya

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Stella Voskovetskaya
Born Stella Semenovna Voskovetskaya
(1965-02-06) 6 February 1965 (age 52)
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR
Education Kiev Ballet School, Vaganova Ballet Academy
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Stella Voskovetskaya is a dancer, choreographer and dance instructor.


Voskovetskaya was born on February 6, 1965 in Kiev Ukraine. In 1971, Voskovetskaya was accepted at the Kiev Ballet School (teacher L.Krymskaya, G.Kirilova). Four years later she was accepted at Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet, graduating in 1983. She was later admitted to the Corps de Ballet of the Kirov Ballet Theater (now Mariinsky Theater) where she was worked from 1983 to 1993. In 1984 Stella was promoted to Coryphée,and later to Demi-Soloist (or Second Soloist) In 1994, she was invited to work at Igor Moiseyev Ballet. as a First Character Dancer

After retiring in 2000, Voskovetskaya returned to Kiev, where she founded Academic Children's Dance Ensemble. In 2004, she moved to the US, where she helped found Voronov Academy of Ballet in Chicago. In 2010, she began working with several ballet schools in Chicago, preparing students for prestigious international ballet competitions. In 2012, Voskovetskaya opened her own school, and after the reorganization in 2015, continues to work at the school preparing students for professional careers in ballet.


  • Gamzatti and 2nd Shade in La Bayadère.
  • Henrietta in Raymonda
  • Gulnare and Odalisque in Le Corsaire.
  • Pas de trois and Neapolitan Dance in Swan Lake
  • Nancy inLa Sylphide.
  • Zobeide in Scheherazade
  • Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker.
  • Lilac Fairy and Candide Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty.
  • Peasant Pas de deux in Giselle
  • Zobeide in Scheherazade.
  • Mercedes and Queen of the Dryads in Don Quixote
  • Eleventh Waltz and First Waltz in Les Sylphides
  • Cinderella in Cinderella
  • Sea Princess in The Little Humpbacked Horse

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