Our Alumni

ANASTASIA LOSKUTOV

Ballerina

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

ELIZAVETA MIRONOVA

Ballerina

Since October 2013, Elizaveta danced with the Moscow State Ballet. She has performed on the stage of the National Opera of Ukraine and on stages in Ontario performing in the Nutcracker, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and other ballets. Elizaveta shared the First Prize of the Odessa International Ballet Competition in Ukraine, in June 2012, with Anastasia Loskutov. She has also represented Canada in international competitions in Beijing, China.

By her 18th birthday she had acquired the wide repertory of a classical ballerina, including Princess Aurora, Lilac Fairy and Princess Florine of Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Claire in the Nutcracker, Giselle, Esmeralda, and Nikiya of La Bayadere.

In November 2014, Elizaveta joined the Moscow State Ballet, and toured around the world becoming a leading ballerina for the company. In February 2015, after her tour in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, she came back to Canada to perform the role of Cinderella with Victoria Ballet Company.

Keren Barak

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. 

ALEXANDER KOSTENKO

 “Physical exercises at Victoria Ballet Academy helped me recover from a debilitating injury”. After his graduation, Alexander went on to pursue a scientific career. He obtained his Bachelor of Science at 18 and Master of Science at 19 from Kharkiv National University (Ukraine) and his PhD in Astrophysics at 24 from the University of Toronto (Canada). 
Throughout his academic career, Alexander had been involved in a wide range of political and philanthropic activities both in Canada and in Ukraine. After attaining his PhD, he pivoted to the political field, first serving as a Ukrainian Canadian Congress Parliamentary Intern in 2020-2021 and currently working as a political staffer at the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario.
 

KIRILL LORDSKI

After graduating, Kirill chose to follow a carreer in dance and acting. He has performed with Ballet Jorgen, The National Ballet of Canada, and Victoria Ballet Company. Kirill earned his diploma in Acting for Film, TV and Theatre at the Toronto Film School. He worked as an actor and a dancer for the Netflix series “Tiny Pretty Things”. Kirill is currently a dancer, dance instructor and an actor.

ANNA RYBALKO

 

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.

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