International Ballet Workshop will be held simultaneously during the Competition (24rd-26th March 2017). The program will consist of Ballet Technique classes with Irina Zhelonkina, Misha Tchoupakov, Eriberto Verardi, Alexander Mishutin, Valentin Bartes and Contemporary Dance classes with Paola Scoppettuolo and Roberta Fontana


Teatro Politeama Greco via XXV Luglio, 73100 Lecce (LE) (

Balletto del Sud Via Attilio Biasco, 10, 73100 Lecce Italy (


100 euros/3 days all courses


via mail:

Arrival Date

  •       Participants registration is on Thursday, March 23, 2017
  •       Participants must check in at the workshop at least half-hour (30 min) in advance on the day of their classes begin.
  •       Please make your travel plans accordingly.


  •       Competitors are responsible for securing their own medical and accidental insurance for the duration of the workshop.

Travel and Accommodations

  •       Travel and expenses to and from Bari, Italy are the responsibility of the participant.
  •       Accommodation is the responsibility of the participant. Special rates are available for housing and food (see About – Location)



Zlata Yaryshkina – Pianist


2010 – Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet, chair of higher concertmaster’s skill

2007 – The Rimsky-Korsakov college of Music under the St.Petersburg Concervatory


Professional experience:

2014 – Present, Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet, St.Petersburg

Ballet concertmaster

2013-2014, International Ballet School, Tokyo


2008-2013, Mariinsky Theatre, St.Petersburg

Ballet concertmaster, pianist

2009-2013, Mikhailovsky Theatre, St.Petersburg

Ballet concertmaster



2008, The winner of the international piano contest in Bulgaria

2006, Diploma in piano contest in Estonia