Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory New York's Spring Gala
Guests: Nikita Boris and Justin Valentine
VALENTINA KOZLOVA DANCE CONSERVATORY NEW YORK TO PERFORM ANNUAL 'SPRING GALA'
Guests: Nikita Boris and Justin Valentine, 2016 recipients of scholarships to the Vaganova Academy
Sunday May 28, 5 PM
MMAC, 248 West 60th Street (between West End & 10th Avenue)
The Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory New York will perform its annual 'Spring Gala,' featuring young dancers from the Kozlova school, located in midtown Manhattan. The ensemble will be joined by Nikita Boris and Justin Valentine, also Kozlova students, who received medals at the last Kozlova International Ballet Competition as well as scholarships to the Vaganova Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia, awarded to them by member of the jury Nikolai Tsisaridze.
The ensemble will perform excerpts from Paquita and La Vivandiere, and other dances from the classical repertory. Boris and Valentine will appear in the Black Swan pas de deux from Swan Lake.
Reminder: the Kozlova International Ballet Competition comes to Symphony Space June 6-10.
Photo: Nikita Boris and Justin Valentine performing in a studio at the Vaganova Academy in St. Petersburg.
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