Project Description


Liudmila Ryzhova grew up in Moscow and this is where she started her dance training at the age of 9. Since that moment, she has continued to dedicate her life to learning and sharing her excitement for ballet.

She graduated in 1973 from the Moscow State Academy of Choreography, one of the oldest and most prestigious schools of ballet in the world.
Liudmila later joined The Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre, where she performed as a principal dancer in most classical and modern ballets. She also toured many Western countries. In 1995 she received her Diploma in Teaching and Choreography from the Moscow Academy of Arts. Her awards include the Best Role at the Moscow Theatrical Festival in 1976 with Snow Maiden and in 1986 the Deserving Actress of Russia. Liudmila is currently the Ballet Master of GRAND BALLET RUSSE where she happily helps the troupe of ballet dancers by sharing her valuable experience with them.

Her teaching experience includes working for Rome’s Teatro dell´Opera (Don Quixote) and many ballet schools throughout Asia.