Prima Ballerina, Uliana Lopatkina, Performs at Yale

Prima Ballerina, Uliana Lopatkina, Performs at Yale

On October 14, 2015, NHB students had the privilege of attending a special event at Yale School of Music Morse Recital Hall in which Ukrainian prima ballerina, Uliana Lopatkina, performed. Upon graduating from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in St. Petersburg, Ms. Lopatkina enjoyed a wondrous career dancing with the company of the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, where she was named principal dancer in 1995. The performance celebrated three of Russia’s greatest ballet legends: Anna Pavlova, Galina Ulanova and Maya Plietskaya, and featured Ms. Lopatkina in pieces ranging from Swan Lake and Chopiniana to The Dying Swan. Also featured was Andrey Ermakov, who joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 20015 upon graduating from the Vaganova Academy. NHB thanks Yale University for generously sponsoring and making this event possible! Photos: (c) 2015 Michael Marsland.DSC_7579a-2DSC_7438a-2DSC_7340a-2

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New Haven Ballet celebrates those who aspire to excellence in classical ballet. A culture of creativity is the core of our work and diversity promotes innovation. The arts can provide powerful life-changing experiences that prepare students and impact audiences to lead more successful, meaningful and culturally rich lives. The arts can also prove to be an important platform for social change. At New Haven Ballet we are passionate about creating an inclusive dance environment and performances that promote and value diversity and inclusion. We will continue to strive to increase diversity in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective, which will improve and strengthen our work.