Ballerina, Principal Teacher and Manager of the Academy
Elizaveta Lordski, alumna of VIBA’s Professional Ballet Program, received her Diploma as a Ballet Artist in 2011 and continued her training at the Vaganova Ballet Academy and the Kyiv State Ballet School.
In 2014, Elizaveta joined the Moscow State Ballet Theatre. She has also been a Principal Dancer with Victoria Ballet Company since 2014. In 2015, Elizaveta attended the University of Theatre Arts, in Moscow, Russia, majoring in Pedagogy and Choreography.
She returned to Canada and became one of the principal teachers at the Academy.
Elizaveta also studied Business Administration at McMaster University and has been the General Manager of Victoria International Ballet Academy since 2019.
Former student of VIBA’s professional program, Kirill Lordski pursued a professional career in dance since 2012 when he joined Canada’s Ballet Jorgen. Kirill is professionally trained in various dance disciplines such as classical ballet, contemporary, and neoclassical ballet. Kirill has successfully competed in numerous world-renowned ballet competitions such as YAGP and the World Ballet Competition. Kirill has been a principal dancer at Victoria Ballet Company since 2016, and a guest performer with the National Ballet Company of Canada since 2018. In 2017, Kirill graduated from the Toronto Film School and has since appeared in Netflix productions such as “Tiny Pretty Things” , “Falling Water” and “The Queens Ball: A Bridgerton Experience” in Toronto, Canada.
Since August 2013 and until December 2016 Anastasia danced with Columbia Classical Ballet Company in the U.S.A. She is one of the leading dancers performing the role of Claire (the princess) in the Nutcracker ballet and in the role of Cinderella for Victoria Ballet Company‘s productions.
Anastasia is a graduate of Victoria International Ballet Academy’s day school.
Anastasia was a First Prize winner at the Odessa International Ballet Competition in Ukraine, in June 2012. She has also represented Canada in international competitions in Beijing, China.
By her 18 birthday she had acquired the wide repertory of a classical ballerina, including Princess Aurora, Lilac Fairy and Princess Florine of Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Mary/-Claire of the Nutcracker, Giselle, Esmeralda, Nikiya of La Bayadere, and others.
“A professional academy with high quality Russian Vaganova training. I am thankful for the education I received here, because of it I was able to have a career in ballet! I recommend it to anyone interested in ballet on a professional, intermediate or beginner level!”
– Anastasia Loskutov
Victoria Collier is a graduate of VIBA’s Professional Ballet Program, she received her Diploma as a Ballet Artist in 2022. Upon graduation Victoria was invited to dance the lead in Victoria Ballet Company’s production of “The Nutcracker” 2022. In 2023, Victoria was invited to join Plovdiv State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Bulgaria.
Keren Barak is a graduate of the Victoria International Ballet Academy where she earned an Artiste de Ballet diploma. After graduation, she studied at School of the Arts, Media, Production, and Design at York University. Keren holds a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours. She works now as an actress in the Toronto Film Industry.
Keren has participated in a variety of dance and theatre productions, worked as a professional dancer in the styles of Ballet, Contemporary, Latin, Belly Dance, Bollywood, and Jazz. Keren is a dance instructor.
While following her artistic dreams, Keren has also found a new passion for law. She is currently a licensed paralegal and is preparing to study at a law school.
Anna Rybalko graduated from Victoria Ballet Academy in 2011. She received her Teacher Training Diploma the the National Ballet Academy and a Registered Teacher status. In 2017 she graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She is a dance teacher with a focus on classical ballet technique, conditioning and choreography. Currently, Anna is completing her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic college, and she is excited to soon start her chiropractic practice.