The Teachers

Nina Gershman*


The Professional director of The Israel Ballet School and joint artistic director of The Israel Ballet. Graduate of The Krasnoyarsk Ballet Academy, in the Vaganova method. Nina was a principal dancer for the Israel Ballet. In 2010 she won the ministry of culture award, and she also appeared as a guest dancer in the Gala “Stars of the 21st century”



Julia Levin


Graduate of the Vaganova Academy of St. Petersburg. A former soloist in The Israel Ballet and currently chief rehearsal manager in the company..



Claire Bayliss Nagar


Graduate of the Royal Ballet School of London and a former soloist of the Royal Ballet of Monte Carlo. Former manager of the "Bat-Sheva Ensemble" and since 2012 she is the company manager of the Israel Ballet.



Alexander Utkin


Graduated from the ballet academy of Baku, Azerbaijan. Danced in "Boris Eifman Ballet" as a soloist, and a soloist in The Israel Ballet since 1998. Danced in the Gala performance "Ballet Stars of The 21st Century" in Toronto, Canada. Alexander trains young dancers in the Israel Ballet and conducts Pas Des Deux workshops around in different countries around the world


Larissa Tabrovsky


Graduate of the Vaganova academy with a B.A degree. Holds a teaching certificate from the Jerusalem music and dance academy

  Daniel Rottman


Studied in South Africa, London & Israel. Graduate of the Laine Theatre Arts-London. Danced in different productions in England and around the world as "Aladdin", "Cinderella Thriller Live" and many more. Choreographer, a leading dance teacher and dancer of many Jazz and Musical styles.

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