Igor Yurlov

— Ballet Master; Teacher, Choreographer

Igor Yurlov

Ballet Master; Teacher, Choreographer

Igor Yurlov was born in Sochi, Russia, and attended The Bolshoi Ballet Academy Russia for 9 years under the personal guidance Professor Pestov, Peter Antonovich, who is known as a teacher of such famous ballet dancers, as Vyacheslav Gordeev, Aleksander Bogatyrev, Nicholas Tsitskaridze, Yuri Posohov, Alexei Rotmansky, Vladimir Malakhov, and many others.

For 18 years, Mr Yurlov danced with The Bolshoi Ballet in Russia. Igor prepared and danced many solo roles and leading roles in ballets such as: «Le Corsaire", "Giselle", "Love for Love", "Gayane", "Anuta," "Walpurgis Night", "Chipolino", Ivan Susanin - mazurka, "Prince Igor- Polovtsian Dances. In Yuri Grigorovich's ballets:" Spartacus, "Ivan the Terrible”, "Golden Age "," Romeo and Juliet ". Concert numbers: Andrew variation from the ballet "Taras Bulba », pas de deux «Diana and Actaeon », pas de deux «Flame of Paris », pas de deux «Le Corsaire". 

In the Bolshoi Igor worked and trained with the great masters of the Russian ballet scene: Galina Ulanova, Maya Plisetskaya, Mikhail Lavrovsky, Yuri Vladimirov, Shamil Yagudin, Natalia Bessmertnova, Yuri Grigorovich.

Actively participated in the touring Bolshoi Ballet and danced in many scenic sites of more than 50 countries, including Covent Garden, Grand Opera, La Scala, Cologne, in theaters of Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, China, Singapore, Indonesia, others.

Upon the termination of a creative career as a soloist in the ballet troupe of the Bolshoi Theatre in 2002, began teaching. Twice was invited to the ballet studios seminars in Finland, Helsinki and Tampere. 

Igor Yurlov was a teacher and coach in professional ballet companies, "Ballet of Moscow" "Moscow Imperial Ballet." Russia. Moscow. 2009-2011 - teacher of choreography in a private ballet studio "BT". Russia, Moscow.

Educator choreography duet dance in the ballet studio «V & T Dance», USA, Laguna Hills, CA. (2011 - 2013) Ballet Teacher, Choreographer, Teacher of Character Dance, duet dance teacher at American Ballet and Dance Academy, San Diego. Participation in the creation and staging ballets: "Don Quixote", "The Nutcracker", "Sleeping Beauty", "Paquita", "Swan Lake" and individual concert numbers.

Mr Yurlov is thrilled to be going on his 2ndyear with Pacific Arts Dance Center, as a main Ballet Teacher in the Ballet Academy and Ballet Master with our full length, dance productions.