First State Ballet Theatre

Delaware's Professional Ballet Company

First State Ballet Theatre, Delaware’s professional ballet company, presents full length ballets and mixed-repertory programs throughout the state, commissions new choreography from internationally renowned choreographers, offers performing opportunities to aspiring dancers, and educates the Delaware dance audience of the future.

Headquartered in Wilmington's beautiful and historic Grand Opera House, First State Ballet Theatre performs under the artistic direction of Kirov-trained Pasha Kambalov.

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Anastasia Faia

Anastasia Faia is from Chadds Ford, PA and began studying ballet at the age of five. At the age of nine, she began her formal training under the direction of Anastasia Babayeva and Denis Gronostayskiy. Anastasia has competed in numerous national and international ballet competitions and placed in Top 10 for her classical variation at the 2016 YAGP Atlanta regional. In 2015 she won first place for her classical variation in the semi-finals at World Ballet Art Competition, and she was awarded third place at the World Ballet Art Competition Finals in Canada. She placed fourth at the Easton International Ballet Competition and received a traineeship to the Atlantic City Ballet. At the American Ballet Competition Anastasia was awarded a scholarship to Joffrey Ballet, NYC. She has also attended the prestigious Bolshoi Summer Intensive. Anastasia is a student at St. Joseph's University where she is working towards a degree in marketing.

 

See Anastasia perform in our upcoming production: 

GISELLE

The Baby Grand Theater
Wilmington, DE
April 8-9, 2017


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