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DAP Festival Artistic Executive Director and Founder

New Dance Drama Artistic Director, President, and Founder


Nijinsky Prize for best dancer and choreographer (Kyiv National Opera House 2003)


Liceo Classico Michelangelo Florence Italy (Humanities Program and Major College)
Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance New York City  USA (Advance Trainee Graduate Dancer, Teacher, and Choreographer)
Pilates International Network (Florence Italy)

Professional dance experience in the USA (1985/1993)

Martha Graham Dance Company (New York City)
Martha Graham Ensemble (New York City) soloist dancer
Pearl Lang Dance Theater (New York City) soloist dancer


Master Classes and Guest Choreography in the USA and Northern Europe

Visiting Professor Troy University 2016

Alabama River Region Ballet School and Youth Company Director, Guest Choreographer and Dancer from 2013

Montgomery Ballet Montgomery AL USA. Guest Choreographer Spring 2009/ 2011/ 2012

Skidmore College Saratoga Spring NY USA  Susan Kikuchi's Assistant in the reconstruction of Graham's Ballet “Steps in the Street”  2012

Montgomery Ballet Montgomery AL USA Guest Teacher at Summer Intensive 2011
“Boston Conservatory”, Boston MA USA” Regisseur for the reconstruction of Martha Graham's Ballet ”Diversion of Angels” 2005
Alabama State University Montgomery AL USA Guest Teacher and Choreographer (April 2009)
Guest teacher and choreographer at Royal Danish Ballet School  Copenhagen Denmark (from 2000 to 2007)
Guest teacher at the University College of dance  Stockholm Sweden 2002
Guest teacher/choreographer at Scuola del Teatro Alla Scala di Milano Milan Italy 2004
A faculty member at Balettakademien  Göteborg  Sweden from 1997 to 2005
Yuriko's Assistant at Dutch National Ballet for the reconstruction of Martha Graham's Ballet “Diversion of Angels”  Amsterdam Holland ‘93
Demonstrator for the Martha Graham Ensemble  Master Classes 1987/1993:

North Carolina University (NC) Pace University (NYC) Duke University (NC) Lake Community College (FL) West Palm Beach Community College (FL) Bethany College (WV) University of El Paso Texas (TX) Marymount Manhattan College (NYC) 


Master Classes and Jury Members in Russia
Kemerovo State University of Culture and Arts Jury member Choreography Contest/ Guest Teacher 2013/2015

Novosibirsk February 2012 jury member at VII International Contest for Choreographers and Ballet Masters
Kemerovo State University of Culture and Arts February and November 2012 Guest choreographer, teacher, and jury member


More works  in Europe

Founder and Artistic Executive Director of DAP Festival Danza in Arte a Pietrasanta 2017/ 2021
Founder and Artistic Director of the Pietrasanta in Danza International Festival 2008 /2010
Seminary “Great teachers and choreographers“ Master Classes for the Dante Alighieri Theater (Ravenna Italy 2008)
Guest teacher at “Dansewerkstaedet Copenhagen” (Copenhagen Denmark  from 1996 to 2003)
A faculty member at the Dance Academy  “Balance Studio 1” (Berlin Germany  from 1993 to 1999)
Faculty member at "The Etage, Schüle für thedarstellenden und bildenden Künste" (Berlin Germany  1993 to 1995)
Guest teacher for “Mind The Gap Dance Theater” and “Maya Lex Dance Theater” ( Köln ‘95)
Guest teacher and artist in residence at the “Kunsthaus Wachsfabrik” (Köln ‘95)
Guest teacher for the "Tolada’  Dance Company"  and "Pyro Space Ballet"(Berlin ‘94)
"Europäisches Tanz Seminar",  Berlin Germany (June ‘92)


International Performances and Choreography

DAP Festival Choreographer 2020/2021/2022

Davis Italian Embassy in Moscow Dance and Music Gala evening 2019

Davis Theater Montgomery AL USA Creek Indian Odyssey 2019

Davis Theater AL USA the Nutcracker with the Alabama River Region Ballet December 2016 

Crosby Theater  "Helen Unveiled" Troy University AL USA 2016

MMFA Modern Museum of Fine Arts Montgomery AL USA  "Soldier Song" for Alabama River Region Ballet 2015

New York City Reconstruction study of "The Cry" Directed by Yuriko 2014

Davis Theater Montgomery AL USA Hearts and Souls of Dixies 2013

Festival Estate Regina, Montecatini Terme Graham's Revival of  “Primitive Mysteries”  Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2012
Festival di Mezza Estate,  Arena di Cremona 2011/2012 with the High Patronage of the American Embassy in Rome
Davis Theater Montgomery AL USA  “Cities of Desire” February 2011
“Performance on the Green” Montgomery AL USA  July 2011
Director of “Pietrasanta in Danza International Festival 2010” Pietrasanta Italy with Montgomery Ballet and the Martha Graham Dance Company - reconstruction of Martha Graham's Ballet “Chronicle” with the High Patronage of the Italian Minister of Culture, the American Consulate of Florence Italy, the French Embassy in Rome, The Norwegian Embassy August /September 2010
“Pietrasanta in Concerto” Pietrasanta Italy  July 2009  Guest Choreographer
“The Pietrasanta Festival Michelangelo and his heirs" Alabama USA April / May 2009
Teatro Dante Alighieri Ravenna Italy  April 2008
Festival La Versiliana  Lucca Italy July 2007 “Origins/ The Seventh Seal”
For the Master of Sculpture Artist Julio Larraz Chiostro Sant’Agostino Pietrasanta Italy “Power Games”, June 2007
Royal Danish Theater, Copenhagen Denmark “Labyrinth” February 2007
Teatro Greco,  Rome Italy   “Notte d' Estate inuna stanza” September 2006
Festival La Versiliana, Lucca Italy,“Zorro, a dancing legend” July 2006
Royal Danish Theater Copenhagen Denmark  Flemming Ryberg presents “Spring Time” for  February's Gala 2006
Opera House of the del Kennedy Center, Washington DC USA, January 2006 Royal Danish Ballet presents “Spring Time” 
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Florence Italy Villa Strozzi, ”Firenze Danza” July 2006
Royal Danish Theater, Copenhagen Denmark (February 2005)
Atalante Theater Göteborg Sweden, International Dance Festival “Under my feet“  Guest Dancer and choreographer (May 2004)
Kiev National Opera House (April 2004)Gran Galà  Serge Lifàr Festival ”K-ein Sommernachtsraum” Guest Dancer and choreographer
Royal Danish Theater,  Copenhagen Denmark ”Moonwaves”  (March 2004)
Festival La Versiliana, Lucca Italy “Hamletus Stirps Virilis” (July 2003)
Kiev National Opera House, Ukraine Nijinsky Prize best dancer, and choreographer(March 2003)
Royal Danish Theater, Copenhagen Denmark “Night Sky” (March 2003)
Kiev National Opera House, Nijinsky Festival “Macbeth” (March 2002)
Thalia Theater,  Göteborg Sweden. The Dark Tower (March 2000)
Kunsthaus Tacheles Berlin Germany  “Spiritual Dialectics” 1995

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