MAIA MAKHATELI

Maia Makhateli

Coming from Georgia.

Mrs. Makhateli is one of the most eminent ballerinas of present time.

She will been teaching on Dancs-Piran in 2020 for the first time.

In Dancs-Piran 2020 she will teach:

  • 3x Classical ballet training in First week of the seminar in Advance & Professional course of Classical ballet
  • 3x Classical ballet training in Second week of the seminar in Advance & Professional course of Classical ballet
  • Classical ballet technique and Group repertoire of Classical ballet for girls – Advance & Professional course of Classical ballet – GROUP in both weeks of the seminar
  • Classical ballet repertoire: variations & pas de deux  – solo in Advance & Professional course of Classical ballet – SOLO in both weeks of the seminar

Her biography:

Maia Makhateli was born in Tbilisi Georgia, she  began her training  at the Choreographic institute of Vakhtang Chabukiani.  In 2002 Maia moved to United States and she continued her training in Colorado.

Maia was finalist and medalist in a few competitions in that time and she got an offer to join Colorado Ballet . Shortly after she became a principal with the company .In 2005 Maia joined Birmingham Royal Ballet .

In 2006 she was invited to join the Dutch National Ballet where she became a principal dancer.

Awards:

2011 –  Nina Ananiashvili and Gilbert Albert Award . 

2014 – Maia was nominated as one of the outstanding dancers in the Netherlands by Critics Choice for her performance in Aleksei Ratmansky’s Firebird and Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky Pas de deux. 2015 – Alexandra Radius Prize for remarkable achievements.