Head Artistic Director of The Virsky Dance Company, National Artist of Ukraine, Laureate of the National Taras Shevchenko Aword, Academic, Professor, Head of All-Ukrainian Choreographic Organizations.
Yuri Grekov - President/Artistic Director
With 20 years of experince in Ukrainian dance performance, choreography and instruction in both Canada and Ukraine, Grekov and KNUKiM created the International Summer School of Ukrainian Dance to expose students to Ukrainian dance, culture and history at the center of excellence in Kyiv - The National University of Arts and Culture. Grekov's role with the ISSUD includes artistic direction of the teaching program, organization of all events and excursions and overseeing logistics for each two week session.
Prof. S. Zubatov
With 23 years of experince in Kyiv National University of Arts and Culture (KNUKiM), prof. S. Zubatov is a leader in Ukrainian dance teaching and in choreography. Prof. S. Zubatov oversees the ISSUD teaching staff, conducts lectures on dance history and Ukrainian culture and leads dance instruction to Summer School students.
The senior lecturer, the teacher of national choreography KNUKiM, (2004.2005,2006,2007,2009) Etudes of the central Ukraine, Podolia, Polesye, Zakarpatye, Prikarpatye, Bukovina. A characteristic lesson.
The honored artist of Ukraine the tutor of National ensemble of dance of Ukraine of Pavel Virsky, (2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009, in 2011 Toronto) Etudes of the Central Ukraine, Prikarpatye, masterly movements in national dance, samples of the Ukrainian national choreography. The man’s masterly technics. The female masterly technics.
The main ballet master of the State Academic Volynsk national chorus the Honored artist of Ukraine. (2006) Etudes of the Volynsk Polesye.
The main ballet master of the Kiev theater of the Ukrainian folklore “Bereginja”, (2006) Etudes of the central Ukraine, samples of the Ukrainian national choreography.
The deserved actress of Ukraine, the teacher of national academy of the managerial personnel of culture and arts, (2008)
The teacher of national academy of the managerial personnel of culture and arts, (2007)