Kirov Academy of Ballet

Kirov Academy of Ballet


Kirov Academy is at THREAT OF CLOSING !!! Kirov Board was to make an announcement today. We are Fighting to SAVE THE KIROV!!! Directors of the school were able to convince the Board Members to hold off till Monday with the decision. Please HELP US, ALUMNI, STUDENTS, AND PARENTS SEND A TESTIMONY, To The Board Members WHY KIROV should stay open !
How the Kirov Academy affected your life and career.
Please Send LETTERS, TESTIMONIALS & Videos to [email protected].
Episode 6!
Nae Kojima’s interview is now out! She has been accepted to Kirov Academy of Ballet , The Joffrey Ballet Studio Company and Atlanta Ballet. Let Nae take you in on her life and career.

Photography by Stephan Bollinger Photography and Dance Photography Australia.
We love to see our alum, J'aime Crandall, doing so well in the Royal Danish Ballet!
Beautiful line, beautiful life.
2018 = Year of commitment. Join our family!
Absolutely lovely performance. We enjoyed watching it from Home Base here in CT knowing that my son, Aaron Carmichael, was working hard tonight up there in the booth while the dancers were making their magic. Congratulations everyone.
.В Мексике слышны не только оперу и балет, но и спектакли, подобные этой девушке в ее партии XV лет..(In Mexico not only the opera and the ballet are heard, also performances are made like this girl in her party of XV years)

Petersburg, Russia.

The mission of the Kirov Academy is to prepare students to become the next generation of classically trained ballet dancers through the principles and aesthetics of the Vaganova Method of Classical Ballet taught at the Vaganova Choreographic Institute in St. Concurrently, students pursue a multi-faceted academic program including the core subjects and the arts, each furthering the objectives to bu

Operating as usual

Photos from Kirov Academy of Ballet's post 08/13/2019

Are you looking for an event on Thursday 8/15?

If you are a classical music lover who loves to watch the upcoming artists perform…

You will love Kirov Academy International Music Festival Recital at the Kennedy Center in DC.

Talented performers from the US, South Korea, and Latin America have been working with prestigious teachers from:

🎼 Moscow Conservatory
🎼 Curtis Institute
🎼 Peabody Conservatory of Music
🎼 Seoul National University.
..and more

Come join us to see the performance!

It will create a memorable memory with your loved ones.

Click the link below to buy your tickets:


It’s Friday! 💃💃💃💃


When we were young, we were filled with curiosity and dreams. There were very few things that we were afraid of. If we fell from walking, we stood right up and kept trying until we got the walking right.

Don’t lose that mentality. When you fail, keep trying. At some point you will get it right, as long as you don’t give up 😊👶

Stay curious, keep trying.


Congratulations Alexandra Tomalonis on winning your Pola Nirenska Award for Lifetime Achievement!

We are grateful to have you here at Kirov and thank you so much for your hard work.

Here is the notice from Washington Performing Arts and the Pola Nirenska Award Committee

"On behalf of Washington Performing Arts and the Pola Nirenska Award Committee, we congratulate you on your nomination this year as the 2019 recipient of the Pola Nirenska Award for Lifetime Achievement which honors your service to the local dance community. As a dance writer, critic, and educator, you developed an awareness of dance for DC audiences and heighten the level of dance produced professionally."


“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself “ - George Bernard Shaw


“Dancing is creating a sculpture that is only visible for a moment” - Erol Ozan


Let’s crush Monday! 🤩🏃‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏿‍♀️


"Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal." ~ Pamela Vaull Starr


Hope you are having a wonderful Saturday! ☺️


We got grooves too 😉👍
Ballerinas in contemporary dance lesson


Good morning Kirov Academy followers!
Which country are you from?
Comment below 😊🙏


Dance makes our heart smile 😊💃


Have you registered yet???!!??

Come on out THIS SATURDAY to learn about our Year-Round and Summer Programs, the After School Program, the new music program, residence life, take a trial ballet class, and experience for yourself ALL the amazing opportunities the Kirov Academy of Ballet has to offer. This is not an event you want to miss! Register now!



Congratulations to our very own Alexander Boyd-Smith for winning 1st in the Senior Contemporary and 3rd in the Classical Category in YAGP Philadelphia this past weekend. We are elated that our students and teachers are being rewarded for their hard work and effort! Congrats Alex!!!!!


Another YAGP win!

Our very own Alison Kim Yang placed in Top 12 & Suet Ying Loo placed 2nd in Classical Category at the Houston YAGP this past week. Congrats to the amazing effort by our students and our very own Mme. Rozanova for coaching them to these accomplishments.



Kirov is BEYOND EXCITED to be having an audition this year at Danzainfiera in Florence, Italy on Sunday, February 24th!!!!

{Ages 9-12 & Ages 13-18}

Have you registered yet? There's a maximum of students per class and spots are filling up! Get yours while they are still available.

A sarà la prima volta della prestigiosa Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington DC che vi aspetta per una doppia audizione di classico (junior e teens) domenica 24 febbraio! Scopri i criteri di ammissione e allenati con passione…. potresti diventare uno di loro! 🤩 Leggi qui 👇


Another YAGP win!

Congrats to Ha Nhi Tran & Mme. Marianna Rozanova as Ha Nhi placed 1st is Contemporary & 3rd in Classical at YAGP San Francisco this past weekend. We are thrilled to have such talented students and accomplished teachers.



A sarà la prima volta della prestigiosa Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington DC che vi aspetta per una doppia audizione di classico (junior e teens) domenica 24 febbraio! Scopri i criteri di ammissione e allenati con passione…. potresti diventare uno di loro! 🤩 Leggi qui 👇


Kirov Academy of Washington DC

We love to see our alum, J'aime Crandall, doing so well in the Royal Danish Ballet!


We are starting off this new school year already excited at the accomplishments of our students. Our very own Sofya Shakhovets, along with her KAB faculty coach Marianna Rozanova, took 1st Place at YAGP in the Senior Age Division Classical Category in Seattle this past weekend. We have seen the hard work they have put in and we celebrate with them for this amazing achievement! CONGRATS AGAIN!! 12/20/2018

Kirov Academy of Ballet’s On Demand Pages on Vimeo

Now available on Vimeo OnDemand: the first of the
Three Magical Nights of Ballet!

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In the midst of the hectic Winter Performance rehearsals, our students had an amazing performance for the students with our partners at Sacred Heart Bilingual Catholic School this afternoon. Thank you Sacred Heart for having us!


Today is !! What better way to embrace the giving season than by supporting the Kirov Academy of Ballet. Your donations allow us to continue providing a nurturing place for young artists to grow in the Vaganova method of ballet and many other techniques to prepare them for success in not only the dance world but in every avenue they explore.

Donate here:

Want to see how your donation helps? No problem! Join us December 13th, 14th, and 15th at 7pm for our Winter Gala 2018. Come and experience three magical evenings of ballet! Hope to see you there!



Get your tickets now for our annual Winter Performance, “Magical Night of Ballet”!

Tickets are now available on our website.


Email us : [email protected] (for more of such information or to share your news)! @ Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington DC


October 13th - 2pm - Performance for Mother Earth!


Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington DC


Arts Class, beautiful art work - Academic Only Students. @ Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington DC


Arts Class - Academic Only Students doing beautiful work. @ Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington DC


Arts Class, Academic Only students - Kirov Academy @ Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington DC




Breakfast at Kirov.


First Winter Production Meeting. @ Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington DC

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Let’s crush Monday! 🤩🏃‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏿‍♀️
We got grooves too 😉👍Ballerinas in contemporary dance lesson
Happy World Ballet Day 2018!!!
Happy World Ballet Day 2018!!!!
Happy World Ballet Day 2018!!
Jazz by Courtney Washington our Alumni
Jazz with Ballet Teacher: KIROV Alumni Courtney Washington.
Senior seminar - with Runqiao Du
Welcome to KAB cafeteria




4301 Harewood Road Northeast
Washington D.C., DC

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 8pm
Tuesday 9am - 8pm
Wednesday 9am - 8pm
Thursday 9am - 8pm
Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 6pm
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