Mary Puart (Mariia Pishkova)
Mary is a Russian native. She trained at the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet and has attended many international dance programs, including summer intensives at Opera National de Paris in Paris, France (2013), Russian Masters Ballet Camp in Alicante, Spain (2014), Art of Ballet in Berlin, Germany (2014), Netherlands Dans Theater Summer Intensive in The Hague, Netherlands (2016). She was a dancer with the Estonian National Ballet in Rahvusooper, Estonia. Since 2016, Mary has been working as a choreographer and guest artist, specializing in contemporary and mixed dance styles. Her choreographic projects can be found on her YouTube channel. Additionally, Mary currently teaches contemporary ballet and stretch classes to children and adults at Rising Star Dance school in New York.