Topic: Dance

YEREVAN / ROME — Marine Galstyan, actress, director, dancer, and choreographer from Yerevan, has been living and working in Italy for 17 years. From 1999 to 2004 she studied at the Yerevan Institute of Theater and Cinema, where she acted[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/RIGA — Solvita Avakjana (Avakian) is a Riga-based professional dancer, pop singer and fitness trainer. Years ago she was a member of the popular Latvian band A-Europa, with[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — On July 24, ballet fans here had the great opportunity to enjoy one of the best contemporary ballet companies of France, named after its founding director, Michel Hallet[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/ATHENS — Iris Karayan is a dancer, choreographer and teacher living in Athens. She studied dance at the Greek State School of Dance and completed a Master of Arts in[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/ISTANBUL — Since his debut in choreography in 1988, Levon Taberyan has been considered an excellent dancer as well as a creative and unique choreograph. One of the largest[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/HONG KONG – My interviewee is ballet dancer and dance teacher Davit Vardanyan. Originally from Yerevan, he has lived in Hong Kong for three years. In 1997-2003 he studied at[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/SHANGHAI – Vanush Babayan, the art director of Hang Zhou Great Ballet Art Culture and the director of the international line at Allegro Dance Academy is a kind of crossing[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/NEW YORK — Torkom Movsesiyan is a dancer and cultural ambassador of the arts. His cultural organization, Torkomada, envisions dance to be an important but neglected diplomatic[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN – My research interests, focused mainly on Armenians in various countries and cultures, are quite varied. At one point during my many years of investigation, I met a person[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — More than a quarter century ago, a young American-Armenian woman from Los Angeles visited Venice for the first time. The very first day she arrived in this romantic city,[...]