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Fall classes at Kingsport Ballet will feature several new professional instructors, including artist in residence, Rostislav Dzabraev. Mr. Dzabraev arrived in
Mr. Dzabraev began his training in
Mr. Dzabraev will be teaching ballet and partnering, boys classes and outreach ballet classes at Kingsport Ballet this year. He is also involved in community outreach education, including ETSU’s baroque music workshop and Arts 4 Kids workshops in September, and will be performing extensively in Kingsport Ballet productions during the 07-08 season. Kingsport Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker at th e
In addition to Mr. Dzabraev, the company will be welcoming back to their teaching staff Tamlyn Bernshausen, who previously taught at KB for several years. Other new teachers include Mary Lou Hensley and Rachel Copenhaver. All of these instructors have extensive professional performance and teaching experience in various parts of the country. Ms. Erika Ballard will begin her third year as ballet and modern teacher, Becky Hall as jazz teacher, Cara Harker as Ballroom teacher and Gigi Boggan as Pilates teacher.
Kingsport Ballet is under the artistic direction of Valeria Sinyavskaya, and is funded by the Tennessee Arts Commission under an agreement with the National Endowment for Arts and outreach programs are funded by the City of