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Workshop with Natalia Bashkatova

 

Sunday March 18, 2018

2:00-3:30 - Ages 8-12

3:30-5:00 - Ages 13 and up

 

The Dance Center of San Antonio is thrilled to be offering a workshop with guest Master Teacher Natalia Bashkatova. Ms. Bashkatova is an accomplished ballerina, performer, and teacher and we are excited for her to be able to share her wealth of knowledge with San Antonio's dancers!

Make sure to check out Natalia Bashkatova's full biography below and register online in order to reserve your spot!

 

About Natalia Bashkatova

Natalia Bashkatova was born in Russia and trained at the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow and Bolshoi Ballet University. She became a principal dancer with the Bolshoi Theater Grigorovich Ballet from 1989-1994 and in 1994 she became a guest principal dancer with the New York City Ballet. Her repertoire included many title roles in the great classics including "Aurora" in Sleeping Beauty, "Kitri" in Don Quixote, "Swanhilda" in Coppelia, and "Odette/Odile" in Swan Lake among many others. Natalia received the award for "Best Ballerina of the Festival" at the 1992 Spoleto International Arts Festival held in Spoleto, Italy and has toured worldwide to countries including Greece, Egypt, China, France, Belgium, and Japan among many others. After moving to the United States, Natalia joined the Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas as the lead dancer in Mystere. In 1998, she moved to Orlando to show in Cirque du Soleil's "La Nouba" where she currently still performs. Ms. Bashkatova  has been featured in numerous television commercials, interviews, and videos with Cirque du Soleil and continues to work in the entertainment industry. Natalia is also the founder of ARTASTAR, a management and production company based out of Florida.