Moscow Ballet’s Mariia Skoruk and Olena Nalyvaiko visit Lutheran Children’s Hospital
What: Moscow Ballet’s Olena Nalyvaiko and Mariia Skoruk meet with Lutheran Children’s Hospital patients in the playroom. Dancers will be in costume and will interact with patients by performing a traditional Russian scarf dance and teaching arm movements. The event will also feature Nutcracker music while the story is read to the children. Olena and Mariia will also visit bed-ridden patients, sign posters and take photos with them.
When: Friday, Nov. 6, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Where: 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804; meet in main lobby at Lutheran
Who: Olena Nalyvaiko is a 2011 graduate of the Kiev State Ballet and Choreographic College in Ukraine with the title of accredited Artist of Ballet and Teacher of Professional Ballet Disciplines. Olena is also a ballerina and assistant teacher in the “The Young Kiev Ballet” theatre company. She has toured and danced with the renowned and historic Kiev National Opera and Ballet Theatre, Kharkov Opera and Ballet Theater, as well as with Chisinau Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Mariia Skoruk was awarded "Honorable Mention" at the Fifth Serge Lifar International Ballet Competition in Kiev. In 2009, she graduated with a Choreographic Teaching Degree from the National Dragomanova Pedagogical University. She graduated with a “Diploma of Distinction” and, seen as a talented ballerina, was invited to join the company of the prestigious Kiev State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater.
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