Artist in Residence /Guest Ballet Master
Olga Kostritzky is a recipient of The Senates State of New York Award, Mae L.Wien Award and the 2012 Inspirational Award for Women USA. For two decades, Ms. Kostritzky was a faculty member at the School of American Ballet where she was a pioneer and creator of the first Boys Program and it’s principal teacher as well. Ms. Kostritzky was a coach for a Cambodian dancer and was featured in the documentary film Dancing Across Borders produced by Anne Bass. She was a Ballet Consultant and a coach for Natalie Portman in Darren Aronovsky’s Black Swan. She worked with directors: Igor Zelensky at NSOBT, Moscow
Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theater, Benjamin Millepied, Aure’lie DuPont-Paris Opera, Aaron Watkin-Semperoper of Dresden, Vail and Houston International Dance Festival.