From 1991 to 2000, Anastassia Nikitina studied ballet at
the renowned Moscow Ballet Academy of Bolshoi Ballet under the supervision of
Professor G. Lediah. While there, she performed as a soloist dancer at several
performances in Russia. In the Spring of 2000, she was awarded a certificate.
Anastassia has participated in a variety of dance festivals
and performances including the International Gregorich Ballet Competition in the
Ukriaine; the International Ballet Festival in Budapest, Hungary; the
International Ballet Competition in Prague, Czech Republic. In 2001, Anastassia
was invited to understudy at the Kremlin Classical Ballet Company in Moscow,
Russia. Additionally, she danced with the Moscow Classical Ballet Company in a
dance tour of Beijing and Shanghai, China.
Since March 2003, she has been a Dance Performer and
Instructor at Ballet Long Island. Anastassia has danced as a soloist for several
BBT/Russian American Ballet Company performances for the past two years.