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Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina, a native Russian, graduated from Minsk State Choreography College as a ballet dancer with high honors. After she graduated, she was invited to Bolshoi Theatre and performed for several seasons as a ballerina. During this time, Olga was on tours across Europe to perform multiple roles in many different ballet repertoires such as, “Swan Lake,” “Gizelle,” “Don Quixote,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “The Nutcracker,” and other contemporary ballet productions.
Olga pursued her dream to become a ballet teacher and was admitted into the prestigious GITIS University (Moscow, Russia). One of Olga’s favorite mentors was the famous Raisa Struchkova. Here she learned how to teach Ballet for all levels and ages. In addition, Olga learned different teaching methods of choreography for, Character dance, Historical dance, Pointe, and Variations class. Since 2001, Olga has worked in the US as a ballet and dance teacher, and for the past 15 years, has worked at the Dancenter North of Performing Arts.