Position: Faculty Member
Years active at YAGP: 2010 – Present
Natalya Lushina-Zeiger brings a rich classical legacy as well as delicacy and discipline to her American ballet classes and workshops. After graduating from Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet Academy (now the Moscow Choreographic School of the Bolshoi Theatre) at age 10, she joined the famed Bolshoi Ballet at age 18,working closely with legendary choreographer Yuri Grigorovich and performing the entire range of the company repertoire. Ms. Zeiger received a degree in Ballet Pedagogy and Choreography from the Moscow State Academy of Choreography, going on to teach in some of the most respected ballet institutions in the US, including The Rock School for Dance Education and the School of Miami City Ballet, also conducting master classes throughout the country.