We are proud to have been selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization for inclusion in the International Who's Who in Dance.
to Academy of Russian Classical Ballet
The Academy was formed in 2004 to offer students in Southeastern Michigan the opportunity to study classical ballet in a structure reminiscent of a traditional Russian ballet academy. Our instructors
are classically trained former professional dancers who have studied at a variety of top international ballet schools and have performed extensively. Classes are available for beginning through advanced studies for children through adults. The Academy was named Best Ballet Academy of Michigan in 2012.
Our goal is to maintain the highest quality classical dance instruction in a disiplined yet supportive setting. We strive to provide cultural opportunities and interchange while promoting an inclusive environment for students of all ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds
We are pleased to announce a special master class with Deanna Stetsura on September 20th!
Ms Stetsura graduated with honors from the prestigious Perm Ballet Academy, Russia, under the guidance of pedagogue Ludmila Saharova. Upon graduation she was accepted as a Soloist with the Kremlin Ballet, Moscow, where she was coached by the world-famous ballerina, Ekaterina Maximova. Ms. Stetsura was a Principal dancer with Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus, Columbia City Ballet and Milwaukee Ballet, and a Soloist with Ballet Internationale where she was coached by Irina Kolpakova, Ballet Mistress to ABTвАЩs Principal dancers. She has performed the Principal roles in all of the major classical ballets, touring throughout Asia, Europe and North America. Ms. Stetsura earned the prestigious Diaghilev Prize at the first international competition in Moldavia. She also received the highest award in the country of Belarus for the best stage debut for her performance of the title role in Giselle . Ms Stetsura has appeared in three films in Belarus, filmed while dancing with the company. She also earned a Silver medal at the prestigious ballet competition, вАЬArabesqueвАЭ for her contemporary piece, which was created on her by the same choreographer who choreographed all of the dancing for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.all news