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Sergey Kozadayev and his wife, Zhanna Dubrovskaya, Artistic Directors of Salt Creek Ballet since 1998, were born in St. Petersburg, Russia and trained at the Vaganova Ballet Academy.
 
Sergey Kozadayev danced with the St. Petersburg State Ballet as a principal dancer for 22  years. He received the Merit of Honor of the Russian Republic signifying his reputation for the highest level of dance training and performance and was featured in a biographical documentary for Russian TV. In 1991, he graduated from the St. Petersburg Conservatory in Choreography and Dance and holds a degree from the University of Culture and Art in St. Petersburg. He has choreographed and danced in over 15 countries.
 
Zhanna Dubrovskaya danced with the Yacobson Company and as a soloist with the St. Petersburg State Ballet. She graduated from the St. Petersburg teacher's course in 1988 and began her teaching career preparing many dancers for professional companies and competitions. In 1991, she and her husband were invited by the Colorado Ballet to become ballet mistress, ballet master, and choreographers for the company.

 

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Salt Creek Ballet was founded over 20 years ago by Patricia Sigurdson, former dancer for American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Over  the years, it has become  one of the most respected dance academies in the United States. The school and performance company have continued to grow under the direction of Sergey Kozadayev and Zhanna  Dubrovskaya. Salt Creek Ballet presents an annual production of The Nutcracker as well as a major spring production.
 
This spring, Salt Creek Ballet performed the timeless romantic classic Giselle.
Salt Creek Ballet's prestigious alumni have become members of The Royal Ballet, Boston Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Colorado Ballet, Orlando Ballet, Washington Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Joffrey Ballet.
 
Salt Creek Ballet has a performance company, a dance academy, a summer intensive program and community outreach programs.

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