Edition 2022

Edition 2022

Video RSI
"Sognando il Bolshoi"


Lugano Audition 2022 

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Russian Ballet International

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in Florence (July 4-15), Lugano (July 18-22) and Moscow (July 25-Aug. 26)


20 February 2022


From 10:00 am to 17:00 pm


Master Teacher at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy & Honored Artist of Russian Federation

After graduating at Bolshoi Ballet Academy in 1978, Irina Pyatkina was invited right away to join the Bolshoi Ballet, where she worked with world-famous pedagogues and rehearsal directors such as Galina Ulanova, Marina Kondrateva and Raisa Struchkova.
Irina Pyatkina danced in numerous ballets choreographed by Yuri Gregorovich and Vladimir Vassilev.

During her twenty years of work at the Bolshoi Theater, Irina Pyatkina became Principal Dancer and performed leading roles in ballets like Giselle, The Sleeping Beauty, Les Sylphides, Chopiniana, Petrushka, Swan Lake, Don Quixote and The Legend of Love.
In 1998 Irina Pyatkina completed her graduation at the Russian Academy of Theatrical Arts, where she received high education in pedagogy.
After the termination of her career as a dancer at Bolshoi Theater, Irina Pyatkina was invited to teach at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy that is her Alma mater.

In 2005 Irina Pyatkina received the title of “Master Teacher” of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, where she currently teaches Ballet Technique, Pointe and Repertoire in the faculty of Classical Ballet. During her bright and continuous career Irina Pyatkina has been invited to teach master classes in many countries all over the world.


Director of Russian Ballet International (RBI) and Bolshoi Summer Intensive

Dmitry Povolotsky is a writer, director and choreographer.
At the age of 10 he was selected to attend the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow to study classical ballet.
After graduating from the Academy nine years later, Dmitry was awarded a full scholarship at the Juilliard School in New York City, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in “Modern Dance and Choreography”.

Dmitry remained in New York City to perform with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet for eight seasons and to teach ballet and choreography for the inner city youth at the Harlem School of Arts.
His dance productions were performed in New York at Aaron Davis Hall, Performance Space 122, Kitchen Theatre Company and Location One Gallery.

After making his first short film in 2003, Dmitry decided to pursue a Master of Fine Arts at the Columbia University School of Arts’ Film Division.
His movie “PAL/SECAM” and his most recent film, “My Father Baryshnikov”, won several prestigious film awards and continues to be selected to numerous festivals.

As Director of the Russian Ballet International (RBI) and of Bolshoi Summer Intensive, Dmitry has produced several International Programs and Workshops for the Bolshoi Ballet Academy.

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