TEACHERS

TEACHERS

Our team of talented and experienced artists/instructors



Evgeny Lushkin Biography  

Evgeny Lushkin Biography

Yelena Ryabinkina, Vaganova Instructor and honored artist of Russia has described Evgeny Lushkin as "an artist of heroic character, with excellent natural abilities and musicality. He excels in his masculine technique and has great acting abilities." He graduated from Perm State Academy of Ballet in Russia in 1998, and shortly thereafter, joined St. Petersburg Ballet as a principal dancer. He has also performed with Stuttgart Ballet and the Russian State Ballet in Moscow. His repertoire includes principal roles in Walpurgis Nights, Diana and Acteon, Giselle, Swan Lake, Esmeralda, Don Quixote, Corsaire and The Nutcracker.

Philadelphia Ballet Theater invited Evgeny Lushkin to perform company gala in 2001. Mr. Lushkin was delighted to come to the United States and desired to stay. He joined Columbia Classical Ballet in South Carolina for one season, which afforded him the opportunity to dance inAllegro Brillante, his first Balanchine ballet, and principal roles in other ballets including Carmina Burana and Four Seasons.

Wishing to see more of America, Mr. Lushkin became a freelance guest artist, performing extensively with ballet companies nationwide, including the American Ballet Theatre where he became a full time member of the company for one season. Since then, Mr. Lushkin has been a regular guest with the professional companies nationwide,performing such roles as Cavalier and Snow King in The Nutcracker, Bluebird and Rose Adagio Suitor in Sleeping Beauty, and Escamillo the Toreador in Carmen.  In addition to his performance career, Mr. Lushkin has served numerous companies as both a teacher and Assistant Artistic Director.



Grizot Emmanuelle Biography 

Grizot Emmanuelle Biography

Emmanuelle Grizot began her studies in dance at the age of 6. She was offered her first professional engagement in Switzerland, at the Blaser Ballett, managed by Heinz Sporeli. After 5 seasons, she danced at Deuche Opera led by Paolo Bortoluzzi for 2 seasons and moved to Ballet Theatre de Bordeux, France with Artistic Director, Paolo Bortoluzzi,

During her career, Emmanuelle Grizot danced with many partners included :

Paolo BORTOLUZZI, Eric VU-AN, Joan BOADA, Georghe IANCU, Charles JUDE, Eric FREDERIC, Roman MIKHALEV, Igor YEBRA, Andreï FEDOTOV, Farouk ROUZIMATOV, Jean-Guillaume BART, José MARTINEZ and Giuseppe PICONE.

In 2002, Emmanuelle Grizot appointed as Danseuse Etoile (Prima Ballerina) at Ballet de L’opera de Bordeux and danced as principal roll in Gisele, Sleeping Beauty and many other role until she retired in 2011.

In July 2011, Emmanuelle Grizot gave her last performance at the Bordeaux National Opera dancing « Giselle » with guest star Giuseppe Picone.

From 2008 to today, she creates chorographies, regulary gives masterclasses and is also a guest teacher for professional dancers at Limoges Opera , Bordeaux National Opera, Ballet Nice Méditerranée, Staatsoper Hannover Germany, San Carlo di Napoli Italy.

Her teacher/choreographer career began since 2012, has been collaborating with different institutions in many other countries to give her time and talent to transmit her knowledge, interact with public to find the next stars.



Emma Hayes-Hudson Biography 

Emma Hayes-Hudson Biography

Emma Hayes in the professional entertainment industry for 15 years, heavily involved in the creative concepts and presentations of the corporate events and organizations.

 

2007 – 2014: Professional Dance Workshops

. Dance2LAX Dubai – Laurieann Gibson, Gil Duldulao, Kenny Wormald and Blake McGrath

. Tony Stone (Choreographer)

. Stuttgart Ballet

. Yanis Marshall (Choreographer/Britain’s Got Talent)

. Hani Abaza (SYTYCD US, Canada)

 

2008 – 2012: Concert Experience and Celebrity Appearances

. Opening dance troupe for Kanye West, Akon, Kelly Rowland, Joss Stone, Mika

. Opening act for Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner in Dubai and Bahrain

. Music video backing dancer for Dania Al Khatib

. Backing dancer for Nancy Ajram for numerous product launches