International Ballet Classique (IBC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of Russian classical ballet, advancing new and creative ideas in the arts, and bringing the art of ballet to a wide and diverse population. The professional dancers who work and perform with IBC are dedicated to the development of a generation of qualified ballet artists.
Denis Gronostayskiy, artistic director and ballet master, trained at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy (Moscow Russia) and is a former principal dancer of the Moscow Renaissance Ballet and the Richmond Ballet. He studied under renowned artists and teachers at the Bolshoi Ballet and the American Ballet Theater, and has toured and taught master classes throughout Russia, Japan, Europe, and the United States.
Anastasia Babayeva, ballet mistress, also studied at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy and is a former soloist with the Bolshoi Ballet Theatre and a former principal dancer with the Chicago Ballet and the Richmond Ballet. Her work with the Bolshoi includes appearances throughout Europe, Japan, Egypt, Australia, and the United States. She studied under renowned artists and instructors at the Bolshoi Ballet and the American Ballet Theater.
Josie Singer serves as the Executive Director and invites you to visit IBC's web site: www.academyballetru.com