Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy (DKCBA), the official ballet school of Orange County Ballet Theater (OCBT), inspires students in the art of dance and prepares them for professional training. Artistic Directors, Dmitri & Jennifer Kulev, offer traditions of the Bolshoi Ballet by teaching the Vaganova method. Along with classes in ballet, modern, jazz, contemporary, character, lyrical and tap dance, DKCBA holds various open auditions like the Kirov and Bolshoi Summer Intensive. Both students and school have won numerous awards from YAGP competitions.
History of the School
Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy (DKCBA) was founded in 2006 by Dmitri and Jennifer Kulev, past principal dancers at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. DKCBA focuses on training dancers in the Russian Vaganova method. Under the direction of Dmitri and Jennifer's focus to maintain the … Read more
The Calendar of Events showcases the talent of both DKCBA and OCBT dancers. Find out about upcoming performances and competitions (like YAGP) which will be represented by the Academy, the Company or both. Shows are held in various Orange County venues and competitions take place both within the U.S. and internationally.
December 1-2, 2012
Northwood Theater, Irvine CA
March 16, 2013
Gala dell'Arte (fundraiser)
El Niguel Country Club, Laguna Niguel, … Read more
Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy, the official ballet school of Orange County Ballet Theater, is committed to providing Orange County communities with quality dance instruction promoting the highest standards of Russian technique, artistic integrity and professionalism. We strive to infuse our students … Read more