Established in 2015 NK Ballet Foundation is a non-profit organisation that provides financial support to ballet students of exceptional talent but limited means. Talent, past performance and financial background are taken into consideration as criteria for scholarship eligibility assessment.
Natalia Kremen Ballet School was formed in 2012 and it has grown from three students to 170 today. The School offers a wide range of classes, examinations and performance opportunities to students age 3-16, based on the Vaganova method. The School’s teachers are former ballet dancers from leading ballet companies. The School’s alumni have been offered to continue their professional ballet training at the Bolshoi Academy in Moscow, the Vaganova Academy in St Petersburg, Perm Ballet Academy, Royal Ballet School, American Ballet Theatre School, Canada National Ballet School, Elmhurst Royal Ballet School and others.
The NK Ballet Foundation is a registered charity - registration number 1178357
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What did our audience think of the I Have a Dream gala?
“Financial support gives gifted children the chance to explore their talent and reach their potential. It also gives them the possibility of a successful career. Without my scholarship, I would not have been able to train and become a ballerina at all.”
Ksenia Ovsyanick, Principal Dancer - Staatsballet Berlin
“Thank you for a most enjoyable evening of ballet. I thought there was a lovely balance between graduation students and young scholars who still have the dream, and the wonderful performances from the visiting dancers. I also found the range of works very satisfying.”
“Your Gala was a great success. Natalia Kremen Ballet School made a very strong impression – high aesthetic standards, extensive international reach, strong advanced students, and a comfortable joyful environment for children. I thoroughly enjoyed the performances.”
“I wanted to congratulate you all on a wonderful achievement from the NK Ballet Foundation Gala. It set the right tone for the Foundation and will provide you with a solid benchmark for future events.”
"The NK Ballet Foundation gala was very successful, especially as it was the first time. The standard and variety of dancers and dancing was very impressive, as were the performances by the students of NK Ballet School. I loved seeing pieces that you don't usually find in a ballet gala. In all, a very classy and elegant evening, and I really hope that there is another one next year."
“Superbly produced with grand imperial showpieces interspersed with contemporary and some brilliant performances by the students of Natalia Kremen Ballet School.”
Jane Lambert, Terpsichore
"The NK Ballet Foundation gala was very successful, especially as it was the first time. The standard and variety of dancers and dancing was very impressive, as were the performances by the students of NK Ballet School. I loved seeing pieces that you don't usually find in a ballet gala. In all, a very classy and elegant evening, and I really hope that there is another one next year.”
Julia Dixon, ToThePointe magazine