Open World—Providing Dance Training to Russian Orphans

Posted on March 26, 2012 by

These students from Orphanage #46 in St. Petersburg are members of former ABT dancer Ekaterina Chtchelkanova’s Open World dance foundation, providing dance opportunities to Russian children without parental care. Chtchelkanova is planning a visit to NYC for these and other children next month, during which they’ll perform at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, take class at the JKO School and attend ABT rehearsals.


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Photo courtesy of Ekaterina Chtchelkanova