Irina Depler, Executive Artistic Director, began her training at the Kiev Choreographic School in the Former Soviet Union and graduated from the prestigious Moscow Institute of Theater Art with a gold medal - the highest honor one can receive upon graduation.
Irina danced for over 20 years with the National Theater of Ballet and Opera, Kiev, Ukraine as a principal dancer in numerous ballets including Chopiniana, Carmen, Don Juan, Don Quixote, and Cinderella among others.
She has also served as Ballet Mistress of many prestigious schools and companies worldwide.
Irina Depler’s credentials include: Principal Teacher - former Principal dancer for National Theater of Ukraine; Principal teacher for many professionals Ballet schools in Ukraine, the USA, and around the world. She was also a Teacher for many professional Ballet competitions in Kiev, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Paris, andNew York.