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Julia Kuznetsova (Ponomareva)

 Julia Kuznetsova (Ponomareva) is a professional ballet dancer, ballet teacher, choreographer with more than fifteen years of experience. Graduated from Rudolph Nureyev academy, Russia (under Vaganova ballet technique) Julia immediately joined National opera and ballet theater in Kazan, Russia as a soloist. Julia also has a master’s degree in ballet pedagogy and choreography. She worked as a Principal dancer in Croatia and the USA. She was a member of Rudolph Nureyev world ballet festival for 10 years.

  Julia had an opportunity to work with amazing teachers and choreographers Vladimir Vasiliev, Bolshoi ballet; Ludmila Safronova, Kirov ballet, Vaganova ballet academy; Giselle Santorro, Rio de Janeiro; Elena Pankova, Maryinsky theater; etc, and shared the stage with principal dancers from all around the world Evgenia Obraztsova, Bolshoi ballet; Matthew Golding, Royal ballet, Dutch ballet; Jurgita Dronina , The National ballet of Canada; Daniil Simkin, Berlin ballet; Uliana Lopatkina, Mariinsky ballet; Maria Alexandrova, Bolshoi Ballet; etc.

   Julia performed some of Balanchine ballets and worked with amazing repetiteurs from Balanchine trust (Elyse Borne and Leslie Peck).

   She is a Member of the International Dance Council CID, under Unesco and a gold medal winner. Julia has toured extensively in Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Austria, Switzerland etc.

   A passionate teacher, Julia has taught and choreographed at various summer programs and dance studios. She also performed as a guest principal dancer at various performances and festivals.

   Throughout  her career, Julia  became known in leading roles in Swan Lake, Giselle, Le Corsaire, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote, Coppelia, Romeo and Juliet, La Bayadere, Midsummer night’s dream, Paquita, Anna Karenina, Rite of Spring and many more.

Alexey Kuznetsov ​

Alexey Kuznetsov is a professional principal ballet dancer, ballet teacher, with more than fifteen years of experience. Graduated from Kyiv Ballet School, Ukraine (under Vaganova ballet technique). After graduation he joined Donetsk National Ballet  and later Kyiv National Ballet. Alexey has a master’s degree in ballet pedagogy and choreography. He worked as a Principal dancer in Croatia and the USA.

   Throughout his ballet career Alexey worked  with famous teachers and choreographers (Ludmila Safronova (Kirov ballet, Vaganova ballet academy), Giselle Santorro (Rio-de- Janeiro), Elena Pankova ( Maryinsky theater, Bavarian opera )  etc.

     Alexey also performed as a lead dancer in Balanchine ballets and worked  with two repetiteurs from Balanchine trust (Elyse Borne and Leslie Peck).

    He also had an opportunity to dance on main stages in Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, France, Belgium, Denmark, China, Austria, Switzerland etc.

  Alexey has taught and choreographed at many summer programs and performed as a guest principal dancer at various performances and festivals.

    His repertoire as a ballet dancer includes lead roles in Swan Lake, Giselle, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote, Coppelia, La Bayadere , Paquita, La Corsair, etc.


Angel Marie Tisdale

Angel Marie Tisdale creates dynamic, thought provoking visuals for serious trainees, dance companies, and movement arts media, intended to evoke full-scale emotional reactions, fill theatre seats, stop readers on the page, and preserve the artistry of her subjects. A multifaceted creative with a rich history in performing arts, Angel brings a layered education, varied experience, and an inner-child’s vision to her work. The curation of creative skills, obsessive passion for dance, and undying curiosity form the triad driving her forward in this niche genre. 
A childhood of training and performance—coupled with studies in English, Theatre Arts, and Dance at Old Dominion University and Fine Art Photography at New York Institute Of Photography—set her trajectory in the arts. She later capped her studies completing Rachel Neville’s Master Curriculum as one of the first program graduates.  
Angel is the founder of ATdance Art, a company working with both professional organizations and individual dancers. Her photography has been published by Pointe Magazine, Dance Magazine, Ballet Magazine Romania, Dance Europe, among others. Her work can be seen in seasonal marketing campaigns, on program covers, and even adorning the walls of ballet academies. In addition, she also created Light and Lines, a dedicated community of dance photographers and dance artists seeking to better their works through collaboration and ongoing education. 
Angel presently lives and works in Florida, and travels worldwide where she celebrates movement artists in front of and behind her lens.
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