As artistic director of branch of «Choreographic art» and the artistic director of the Mari State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Konstantin Ivanov has created the unique of its kind in the continuity of traditions, formed between the students and the students from the theatre of opera and ballet of the republic of Mari El.
From a school bench students at the department of boys and girls take part in the performances of the ballet. The most promising and talented graduates of the department have an opportunity to make his debut in the major parties on the stage of the theatre. Take part in two prestigious and well-known on the territory of our country festivals — in honor of the great russian ballerina Galina Ulanova and festival of opera and ballet art «Winter evening».
For the ten-year history of existence of the department «The art of Choreography» five students have become fellows of the Ministry of culture of the Russian federation «Young talents of Russia». Recent years at the prestigious international contests of ballet artists of the delegation of Mari El are the most numerous and achieve brilliant victories.
Students of the department take part in the tour of the ballet in the cities of Russia, as well as China, South Korea, Qatar, the countries of South and Central America, Germany, France, Slovenia.
According to the candidate of art history, a researcher of musical and dramatic theatres, a script writer, the director, deputy editor in chief of the «Ballet» magazine and the newspaper «Line», deputy chairman of the commission on choreography of Theatre Union of Russia S.N.Korobkov, department of «Choreographic art» is one of the most perspective and dynamically developing ballet schools in Russia.
The teaching staff of the department the main task put before the education of qualified and spiritually filled with ballet dancers, whose creativity will glorify the Mari ballet and the Republic of Mari El!