Principal Dancers

Space Coast Ballet Company has had the honor of the following Principal dancers from around the world grace our performances throughout the years:

Ekaterina Shchelkanova   President of Open World Dance Foundation, former soloist/principal

             with American Ballet Theatre and the Mariinsky Theatre and

             current Artistic Director of Space Coast Ballet Company

Larissa Ponomarenko   Ballet Master with the Boston Ballet

Alex Lapshin       Co-founder Koltun Ballet Boston

Alexandra Koltun    Co-founder Koltun Ballet Boston

Reyneris Reyes      Miami City Ballet principal

Rie Ichikawa        Former Boston Ballet principal, currently a Boston Ballet faculty member

 Mizuka Ueno         Tokyo Ballet principal

Denis Gronostayskiy   Former soloist with Moscow Renaissance Ballet, currently a Greenwich Ballet

                  Academy faculty member

Anastasia Babayeva    Former principal with Bolshoi Ballet, currently a Greenwich Ballet

              Academy faculty member

Alexei Agoudine       American Ballet Theatre Corps

Gray Davis         American Ballet Theatre Corps

Violeta Angelova      Former guest principal with The Vienna State Opera Ballet and New Jersey                    Ballet, former soloist with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

Andrei Jouralev        Former New Jersey Ballet principal, currently a New Jersey Ballet faculty member

Veronika Part            Former Mariinsky Theatre principal, currently American Ballet Theatre principal

Dragos Mihalcea      Royal Swedish Ballet principal

Emily Slawski         Royal Swedish Ballet principal

Jose Manuel Carreno    Former Royal Ballet and American Ballet Theatre principal, currently

                 Artistic Director of Ballet de Monterrey, Mexico

Dusty Button          Former Boston Ballet principal, currently teaching ballet and designing a unique

                           line of dancewear

Roddy Doble        Boston Ballet soloist

Patrick Yocum        Boston Ballet principal

Maria Baranova        Boston Ballet soloist

Florimond Lorieux     Boston Ballet soloist

Evgenia Obrazdsova     Bolshoi Ballet principal

Vladimir Shklyarov      Mariinsky Theatre principal

MOMIX          dancer-illusionists under the direction of Moses Pendleton