Olga Olson was born in Moscow, Russia and received her formal dance education there. As a student, she performed on the most prestigious stages in Moscow including; Bolshoi Theater, Kremlin Palace, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, and State Concert Hall “Russia” with the “Young Moscvich” dance ensemble under the direction of Vera Ingel. In 1978, Ms. Olga was one of the few children selected to attend the prestigious School of the Moiseyev Dance Ensemble, an institution that only selects children every 4 years. After finishing her dancing career, Ms. Olson found her love of teaching in 2009 and since then she has become an award winning choreographer, winning awards and invitations to the New York finals at international ballet competition “YAGP” multiple times. She has also choreographed pieces that have won first place at World Ballet Art Competition. She has been highly praised for her choreography and creativity, precision, attention to detail, and well taught technique. Ms. Olson has studied with world renowned teachers from around the world and has travelled internationally to observe masterclasses and lectures by professors from the Mariinsky Theater, Royal Ballet, Bolshoi Theater, and American Ballet Theater. Ms. Olga teaches students levels 1-4 and has a truly remarkable talent for teaching young dancers and developing in them a love for the art form.


Tatiana Kalistratova grew up in Michigan and received her early ballet training here before being accepted to the famed Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in St. Petersburg, Russia.

There, she studied for 2 years with legendary teachers such as; Marina Vasilieva, Anastasia Vasilieva, Zhanna Ayupova, Yulia Makhalina, Vadim Desnitsky, and Alexander Stepin. She graduated with honors and was among the few foreigners to be given the honor to dance soloist roles at the Mariinsky Theater. Ms. Olson has a vast knowledge of classical repertoire and has rehearsed and performed soloist roles from ballets such as Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Corsaire, Giselle, Carmen, La Bayadere, Don Quixote, Paquita. Mrs. Kalistratova also extensively studied character dance under the famed Russian character dancer Irina Gensler. Together they rehearsed a large character repertoire from many famous ballets and operas. Ms. Olson is a prize winner of the international ballet competition Youth American Grand Prix and has participated in numerous international ballet festivals and masterclasses to further her education. She has also received additional education with world renowned ballet stars from The Royal Ballet, Het National Ballet, Bolshoi Theater, American Ballet Theater and Mariinsky Theater. After her dancing career, Ms. Tatiana started teaching and has since brought students to some of the most famous schools and programs in the world. Under her instruction, students have gone on to be accepted to schools such as;

Joffrey Ballet School, Ellison Ballet School, Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Russian Masters Ballet Program, Colorado Ballet Academy, and Atlanta Ballet. Her students have also won prizes at numerous international ballet competitions such as World Ballet Art Competition, ADC|IBC, and World Ballet Competition. Ms. Tatiana has a firm approach to the classroom and gives the closest curriculum to Vaganova Academy as she is the only teacher in Michigan to have graduated from the prestigious school.


Artem Kalistratov. Mr. Kalistratov was born in Moscow, Russia and received his professional education from the famed Bolshoi Ballet Academy. He graduated with honros in 2016 (class of Mikhail Sharkov). Mr. Kalistratov also holds a bachelor degree (2020) and masters degree (2022) of pedagogy from Bolshoi Ballet Academy.
Mr. Kalistratov danced as an artist with the esteemed Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia. During his time there, he danced numerous soloist and principal roles.
Pedagogue repititeurs include; Yuri Vasyuchenko, Yuri Klevtsov, Alexandr Petuhov, Karen Ionissian.
Mr. Kalistratov is a prizewinner of the Moscow Competition for classical, contemporary, and folk dance.
Has danced the entire classical and contemporary repertoire during his time at the Bolshoi Theatre.
Has toured to Greece, Italy, USA, China, Korea, and Taiwan.
Soloist repertoire at the Bolshoi Theatre includes;
Highlander in the ballet “A Hero of Our Time”
Pirate Duet “Forban” Dance from “Le Corsaire”
Russian doll from “The Nutcracker”
Harlequin from “The Nutcracker”
Jig Dance from “Don Quixote”
Seryozha from the ballet “Anna Karenina” “Artifact Suite” by Willian Forsythe
Sicilian Court from “A Winter’s Tale”
Shepard and Shepard’s Son from “A Winter’s Tale”
Drum Dance from “La Bayadere”
Wolf from “The Sleeping Beauty”
Kubanets from “The Bright Stream”
Has Performed the following roles in numerous gala performances; James (La Sylphide) Bluebird (Sleeping Beauty) Peasant Pas de Deux (Giselle) Basque dance (Flames of Paris) Le Bourgeois, Gypsy Dance (Don Quixote)
Mr. Kalistratov has performed the following principle roles with the Bolshoi Theatre;
Accordion Player (The Bright Stream)
Kolen (La Fille Mal Gardée)
Nutcracker Prince (The Nutcracker)
Mr. Kalistratov currently is a guest dancer performing principal roles in numerous productions throughout the country.


Lillie Hamilton graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from Oakland University in 2018. During her time at OU, she received the Outstanding Dance Performance MaTilDa award and had the privilege of studying dance abroad in Berlin, Germany at the Tanzfabrik and the Freie Universität. Lillie performed professionally in the main stage production of “Luminosity” at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio during the summer of 2017.

She has trained with professional companies and choreographers through summer intensives including DIAVOLO LA, Thodos Dance Chicago, Strictly Seattle, and National Choreographers Initiative. She was the recipient of the Monticello Choreography Award from Regional Dance America for her work titled “River” performed by Eisenhower Dance Detroit’s Youth Ensemble in 2019.

She has presented her work at Youth America Grand Prix along with various other competitions and intensives. Lillie had the opportunity to choreograph a trio on the EDD professional company in 2021 titled “Have You Had Enough?” She has performed professionally with Eisenhower Dance Detroit for 6 seasons. Lillie has choreographed and taught for a variety of studios throughout the Metro Detroit area for 5 years and loves being inspired by the younger generation.