Olena Nalyvaiko is a 2011 graduate of the Kiev State Choreographic College which aims to develop a new generation of dance specialists who excel in their choreographic training as well as independent creative endeavors. The college is known for its highly qualified academic staff specializing in all dance disciplines and participating as jurists in national and international ballet competitions. Olena’s major was in Choreography and, with a degree from this historic school, she is an accredited Artist of Ballet and Teacher of Professional Ballet Disciplines.
She is an artist of ballet and an assistant of teacher in the “The Young Kyiv Ballet” theatre company. She has toured and danced for several tours with the Kiev National Opera and Ballet Theatre, with the Kharkov Opera and Ballet Theater and with the Chisinau Opera and Ballet Theatre. She performs as a demi-soloist and corps-de-ballet in the Russian ballet classics: “Swan Lake”, “Nutcracker”, “Don Quixote”, “Cinderella”, “Sleeping Beauty”, and “Giselle” to name a few. Olena is most experienced in classical ballet and also enjoys working in the contemporary technique. She is fluent in English.