Stella Voskovetskaya

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Stella Voskovetskaya
Born Stella Semenovna Voskovetskaya
(1965-02-06) 6 February 1965 (age 51)
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR
Education Kiev Ballet School, Vaganova Ballet Academy
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Stella Voskovetskaya was born on February 6, 1965 in Kiev Ukraine.


1971 - Stella Voskovetskaya was accepted at Kiev Ballet School (teacher L.Krymskaya,G.Kirilova). In a four years,in 1975,she accepted at Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet. After graduation from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in Leningrad in 1983 (class M.Vasilieva and I.Gensler),Stella Voskovetskaya was admitted to the Corps de Ballet of the Kirov Ballet Theater (now Mariinsky Theater) where she was working 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 a First Character Dancer

After Mrs.Voskovetskaya retired in 2000,she returned back to Kiev, where she founded Academic Children's Dance Ensemble,which has become very popular not only in Ukraine but also abroad in other countries The first performance in June 2002 at the Dance Grand Prix Europe in Spain brought the ensemble 3rd place. Following performances in May 2003 on Internazionale di Danza per Scuole in Italy and in August 2004 on International Festival in Porto and the Algarve in Portugal brought respectively 2nd and 2nd places

In 2004,Stella Voskovetskaya came to USA where she with the help of G.Voronov, founded Voronov Academy of Ballet in Chicago. After 2010, she was working with several ballet schools in Chicago,preparing students for prestigious international ballet competitions. But already in 2012 Ms.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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