Join Anaheim Ballet School for a Master Class with Gennadi Saveliev, former Soloist with American Ballet Theatre and Co-Founder of Youth America Grand Prix!
About Gennadi Saveliev
Gennadi Saveliev, co-founder of Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) was trained at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy and the School of American Ballet. He has studied with such distinguished teachers and coaches as Sergei Berezhnoi, Pyotr Pestov, Mikhail Lavrovsky, Stanley Williams, Eleanor D1Antuono, and Cynthia Gregory. Mr. Saveliev was a member of Bolshoi Ballet before he joined American Ballet Theatre in 1996. He has appeared as a guest artist throughout the United States and has toured in Europe, Egypt, Brazil, Argentina, Japan, and China, and has worked with such choreographers as Yuri Grigorovich, Lar Lubovich, Kevin McKenzie, Ben Stevenson, John Neumeier, and Twyla Tharp. Mr. Saveliev1s repertoire includes leading roles in Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Raymonda, Coppelia, Les Sylphides, Le Corsaire, Eugene Onegin, and Don Quixote. In 1996, Mr. Saveliev won a silver medal at the New York International Ballet Competition.