Department of Contemporary and Ballroom Choreography

Olena Shabalina

Head of Department,
Candidate of Arts, Associate Professor

Phone: (057) 771-04-31
E-mail: xdak.fxm@gmail.com, zapovit-bnk@ukr.net

Of great importance for future choreographers is the practical application of theoretical knowledge, skills and abilities. To this end, ianthe Estet ensemble of moidern dance was established in 2000. Its founder and creative consultant was B.M. Kolnoguzenko. Since 2010 the team has been headed by tYanina-Ledovska.the prize-winner of many international competitions. Every year students of the department take part in contestsions and festivals, such as: Kharkiv Mayor Cup International Ballroom Dance Festival, Ukrainian Dance Championship, etc.

Disciplines taught at the department:
 Contactless improvisation
 Duet dance
 European ballroom dance and teaching methods
 Samples of contemporary choreography
 Historic Ballroom Dance
 Historical ballroom dance and method of teaching it
 Classical dance and teaching methods
 Contact improvisation
 Latin American Ballroom Dance and Methods of Teaching
 Methods of work with choreographic teams
 The art of ballet master
 Folk dance
 Folk-dance and methods of teaching it
 Modern dance
 Choreographic ensemble