Emily Slawski

Begins July 2, 2018
The Intensive Summer Program at Kirova Ballet Academy offers serious ballet students the highest quality of intensive classical Vaganova ballet training, strengthened by a variety of other dance forms necessary to for the development of today’s dancers

Kirova Ballet offers an intensive 4 weeks training program in wonderful and welcoming Hallandale Beach in July. We offer two programs: Intermediate (for dancers ages 9-13) and Advanced (for dancers ages 14-19) for the students seeking to take the next step in their dancing careers. Admission is by audition only.

The classes are taught by distinguished faculty from Mariinsky Theater and Vaganova Ballet Academy, St. Pertersburg, Russian; together with the faculty from Kirova Ballet Academy, including Artistic Director Janna Kirova. Classes include classical technique, pointe and variations, modern/contemporary, partnering and character dance.

Our classes begin at 9:00 am and run through 3:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Each year, at the end of the ISP, our students will showcase a performance at our studio.

Our studio is conveniently located steps away from the Hallandale Beach, many hotels, and shopping areas.

Acceptance to Miami Intensive Summer Program is by audition only. There are various ways to audition for the program: in person at the studio or by video submission.

In person auditions take place during scheduled classes according to your training level.  Recommended class will be determined by KBA staff.
Please email us at academy@kirova-ballet.com, fill out a comment form or call at 305.720.2484

In person auditions are $25. Video auditions are $35 and payable at the time of submission.

Video Auditions are accepted via video link with the audition registration form.
Your video submission will not be reviewed without registration form and an audition payment.

Submit a video upload (via YouTube, Vimeo, MediaFire, or other video link) and enter the hyperlink in the audition registration form. Video should be no longer than 10 minutes, with the student’s head and feet showing at all times. The camera must be centered and perpendicular to the barre. Please include photo positions described above in the beginning of video, followed by:

Barre exercises


battements tendu/jeté


ronds de jambe par terre

ronds de jambe en l’air

grands battement


Center exercises




medium allegro with entre chat quatre


Center pointe exercises (Ladies only)


pirouettes en dehors and en dedans in 3/4 time piqué tours from corner to corner grand allegro


Center (Men only)


pirouettes en dehors and en dedans in 4/4 time medium allegro with jeté and assemblé battu

Boys please wear white ballet shoes (if possible). Please do not send performance footage or wear costume attire; only audition attire should be worn.

If you are auditioning by video, your response will be emailed to you within 2 weeks of submission. Please ensure that the video is not private, as problems viewing the video will delay the process.

We have arranged room blocks at several local hotels or residencies with out ballet parents for our out of town students. Please contact barbara@kirova-ballet.com to make arrangements.

On the first floor below our studio you will find BurgerFi, Wapo Taco, Starbucks, Matteo’s restaurants. In the shopping plaza within walking distance there is Piola Pizza, Las Vegas Cuban Cuisine, Panera Bread, Oishi Thai, Winn-Dixie, Ross, Burlington, and many many more.

Hallandale beach tower



Students accepted to KBA Intensive Summer Program will be notified via email. Registration link will be emailed to you to be completed online, and are due before April 30th. Placement in the program is granted on first come first serve basis. We limited the program to 30 students, so please make sure to submit your forms, registration and deposit in time to guarantee your spot. Once the Program is full, students will be placed on a waiting list.


Registration $100 (full program) or $25 for weekly program (per week)


Non-refundable tuition deposit $500 and registration fee are due with the registration form.
Tuition balance $900 must be paid in full by June 1st.



Janna Kirova

Janna Kirova

Mrs.Kirova was born in Russia and educated at the world famous Vaganova Ballet Academy (St. Petersburg, Russia), by renowned Russian professor Irina Trofimova, pupil of Agrippina Vaganova. In 1989 she joined the world famous Kirov Ballet (now the Maryinsky).
Mrs.Kirova performed numerous solo roles in productions of “La Bayadere”, “Giselle”, “Swan Lake”, “The Nutcracker” and “Sleeping Beauty” and as a principal dancer with several companies in Europe.


Elena Dmitrieva


Elena graduated from Vaganova Academy, Sant-Petersburg, Russia in 1981. Upon was graduation she was invited to be a soloist for the world renowned Mariinsky Theater formally know as the Kirov Ballet.

Ms. Dmitrieva’s solo repertoire includes:
Sleeping Beauty
Swan Lake
Don Quixote
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai
The Stone Flower
in addition to many more

Elena has also danced and acted in movies including:
“Where is Fomenko gone?”- 1981
“Fuete” in 1986 with ballet stars of Bolshoi Theater – Yekaterina Maximova and Vladimir Vasiliev

Elena has been living in Paris since 2000. In 2003 she received diploma of classical dance education by order of the Ministry of Culture, Paris, France. She enjoys teaching the Vaganova classical ballet as a guest teacher throughout Europe and Russia. Her teaching experience includes:
2004 – 2010 Institute of international Stanlowa
2006 – 2009 Russian ballet school in Paris
2008 – 2013 ballet schools in Spain

Her professional ballet biography can be found in the Encyclopedia of Ballet, St. Petersburg Ballet 1903-2003.

Nataliya Hendrik

Natalia Hendrik


Natalia graduated from school Kharkov Choreography School (Ukraine), class of Makeyeva T. (Perm) in 1993.

Ms. Hendrik graduated in 1997 from the Kharkov Music College of Ukraine, Department of Choreography with honors in classical ballet education and choreography. In 2012 she graduated with honors Kharkov’s University of Culture in economics and management.

In 1997 she was appointed to the position of a ballet dancer in Kharkov Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, from 2003 to 2013 – ballet dancer of the highest category. Ms. Hendrik performed in all ballet productions, touring in South Korea, Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, Romania, Russia, tour Poland. She a toured with the Kiev National Opera in China as well as the Moscow Ballet in the USA. During her career she worked with ballet notables Kolyvanova S., Popescu T. (Ukraine), Blankov (St. Petersburg), Surneva I. (Moscow), Rubina A. (Kiev), Medvedev V. (St. Petersburg), Troshchenko V. (Odessa), Litvinov A.(Moldova), Ishchuk V. (Kiev), Usmanov H. (Moscow), Asaturian A. (Armenia), Silvestrova (Lviv), Watanabe Y. (Japan).
Naltalia’s repertoire includes:

La Bayadere
Swan Lake
Don Quixote
Sleeping Beauty
Romeo and Juliet
Le Corsair
Carmen Suite
many more roles in classical and neoclassical repertory


Oleg Dedogryuk


After graduating from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia, he danced as a Principal Dancer with the Leningrad Modern Ballet Theater(now knows as Eifman Ballet),Bolshoi Ballet Grigorovich Company,Moscow Renaissance Ballet,The National Opera and Ballet Theater (Novi Sad, Yugoslavia),the City Ballet in San Diego, CA, and as a soloist with the Colorado Ballet. While with Colorado Ballet, he choreographed numerous works including MIRACULA, SONG OF LOVE, MARIONETTES, ZORBA, and PASSIONS.He has performed in many classical and modern roles.

Currently Oleg Dedogryuk working as Artistic Director for the Annual Nutcracker of Parker, Principal Teacher of the Colorado School of Dance from 2006 and Principal Teacher of the Ballet Ariel Company. Oleg brings more than 20 years of professional ballet experience to his students.