Meet Encinitas Ballet's International Guest Faculty 2021
in person and ZOOM

Artistic Directors
Diana Kosereva, Principal Dance Hungarian State Opera and Ballet and former Bolshoi Ballet.
Shorena Jafaridze, Iveria – Georgian National Song and Dance Ensemble

Faith Norton, Jacksonville Centre of the Arts

Former Dancer of Moscow Ballet.
This is will be her second season with Encinitas Ballet.
Leyla Akylbekova

She graduated from the ballet school in Almaty, she was invited by the ballet dancer to the Amaatinsky Opera and Ballet Theater. In 1990 she was invited as a leading ballerina to the Kremlin Ballet Theater. She staged several performances in the leading theaters of Moscow. She worked in California in ballet academies. San Jose, Carmel, Oakland, San Diego. She worked for the opening of the Opera and Ballet Theater in the city of Astrakhan and also opened a ballet school. Now she work as a visiting teacher in ballet companies. She give master classes. Total work experience from 1981 to the present day.
Principal Dancer and Ballet Teacher of National Ballet of Kostroma. She holds Master Degree in Ballet Pedagogy  with the excellence from famed Bolshoi Ballet. Touring Internationally Australia, South America, Greece, Italy, Egypt, Spain, Turkey and more.
Yulia Furnas

MAM – UTS Sydney
MDC (Hon) GITIS – Russian Academy of Theatre Arts, Moscow;

Yulia was born in Kharkov, Ukraine, and graduated with distinction as a Character dancer from the State Choreography Academy in Voronezh, Russia, where she studied classical ballet (Vaganova system), character and folk dance.
Upon her graduation Yulia joined the “Russian Seasons” Moscow State Dance Company – the breakaway group from world-famous Igor Moiseyev Ballet. Simultaneously she was admitted to the Ballet master Department of Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS) and graduated with distinction, receiving a Master Degree as a Director-Choreographer.
Yulia was a principal dancer with the “Russian Seasons” for 12 years, travelling the world extensively, performing the dances of more than 20 different nationalities: from the technical Russian and the wild energy of Gypsy to the passionate flamenco of Spain and the tangos of Argentina, from the intricate footwork of Irish to the exceptionally rhythmical Hungarian and joyful Serbian dances.

Since 2005 Yulia lives in Sydney, teaching National Character dance at the various ballet and dance academies. In 2013-2016 she was teaching ballet and character dance in NY, USA and Manila, Philippines.
Back to Sydney in 2016, Yulia joined the faculties of McDonald College for Performing Arts and Tanya Pearson Academy - to name a few- sharing her broad knowledge and excessive expertise with students, and promoting unique and captivating art of National Character dance.
Mr. Inkov and Mr.Rostropovich
  • The winner of the 3rd International Competition in Vienna.
Build Vocal Technique
Working with students ages 10 to adult at every skill level. Specialize in Musical Theatre , Opera and Classical Music.
Specifically focused towards each individual student’s goals by providing them with vocal exercises, repertoire suggestions, transpositions, vocal arrangements and career guidance.

Mr. Inkov graduated from St.Petersburg State Conservatoire in Conducting, studied with Professor Romanovsky. In 1998 graduated from St.Petersburg State Conservatoire in Orchestral Conducting, studied with Professor I.A.Musin. In 1998 graduated from St.Petersburg State Conservatoire in Musical Theatre, studied with Professor Belinsky.

Currently, he teachers online students in New York and Los Angeles. All his students become winners on the the prestigious international competition named .Valery Gergiev and Mstislav Rostropovich

International Tours: Helsinki,Savonlinna and Mikkeli; Edinburgh, Baden Baden Festival, Gstaad Festival, Salzburg ,London, Washington and Los Angeles.
Lana Rose, Floral & Decor
Nadia Arambula

Artistic Director
Ballet Folklorico El Tapatio
De SanDieguito

It will be her 4th season with Encinitas Ballet
Ms. Kelly
French teacher.

Students will learn
History of French Ballet, Costumes, Music and historic architecture.

It will be her second season with Encinitas Ballet.
Ms. Anahit. Mother of two genius musicians and my sister. She teaches kids age of 1.5 and up. Currently, she teaches music and Rhythm+ Rhythm program in Moscow for American children. It will be her second season with Encinitas Ballet.