MARISSA SMITH

Marissa Smith is a principle dancer and one of the leading instructors for all of the intermediate levels at the Russian Ballet Orlando. Her Vaganova training began with Vladimir Bykov ( from National Theater of Ukraine) in 2005 and in 2011  started training at Russian Ballet Orlando. Since then, Marissa has performed all lead, soloist roles and partnered with dancers from around the world in all of the RBO productions including, Aurora, Carmen, Nikiya, Kitri, Black Swan, and many more. She has also Guest Performed with Florida Arts and Dance Theater as SugarPlum for their 2015, 2016, and 2017 season and various principle and soloist roles at Ballet Fedotov for their 2016 and 2017 season.

 

Quote : Russian Ballet Orlando has given me the opportunities to grow and learn, not only as a dancer and teacher but as a strong, confident woman as well. I love sharing my passion of dance and inspiring all of my students to be there best serve in every class I teach. 

 

 

 

2017

Don quixote - Kitri

Snow White - Snow White, Evil Witch, 

La Bayadere Nikiya

Snow Queen - Gerta

Nutcracker - Sugar Plum, Arabian Pas De Deux

2016 

Esmerelda - Diana And Actaeon

Cinderella - Cinderella

Swan Lake - Black Swan

Coppelia - Dawn

2015 

Carmen

Mermaid - Ursula

Don quixote - Kitri

International Gala guest artist - Carmen Pas De deux partner Igor Bolychov (National Theater of Ukrain

Nutcracker - Clara, sugarplum, palace queen 

2014 

Sleeping Beauty - Aurora

Nutcracker - Clara / Sugarplum, Palace Queen, Snow Queen

Cinderella - Ugly Step Sister

2013

Giselle : Myrtha 

Snow White : Evil Queen

Carmen : Carmen

2012

Sleeping Beauty - Aurora

Coppelia - Dawn 

Cinderella -Arabian Pas de Deux

School of Russian

Ballet Sarasota Guest 

Nutcracker - Clara / Sugarplum, Snow Queen, Palace Queen

2011

Nutcracker - Snow Queen, Arabian, Shepherdess