Mary Puart (Mariia Pishkova)
After graduating from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2015, Mary worked as a ballet artist with Estonian National Ballet, participated in the world-renowned Summer Intensive modern dance program at Netherlands Dans Theater (NDT) in 2016, and worked as a dancer, dance teacher, and choreographer for more than 5 years. Additionally, Mary has attended and completed other international dance programs and courses including Summer Intensive at Opera National de Paris (2013) in Paris, France, Russian Masters Ballet Camp in Alicante, Spain (2014), Art of Ballet in Berlin, Germany (2014). In 2021, upon relocating to New York City from Russia, Mary danced with Neville Dance Theatre for their spring season and has been teaching dance throughout New York City and in Greenwich, CT. Most recently, Mary completed The Galen Hooks Method dance intensive.