Viktoriia Pena has over 10 years of experience as a dance professional. She is originally from Moscow, Russia. Since 2012, Ms. Pena has been teaching at many dance schools, specializing in Ballet, Character Dance, Jazz, Contemporary and Ballroom dance.
She graduated from the Russian Institute of Theater and Arts GITIS as a choreographer. In addition to Viktoriia’s comprehensive classical ballet training, the curriculum included: character dance, jazz, contemporary, historical dance, stage lighting, acting, ballet history, pedagogy, stage makeup and piano.
As she was studying she joined the Russian Ballet Theater “The Crown of Russian ballet” as a ballet dancer where she danced in classical ballets including Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Snow White.
Since 2014 she started working as a soloist with The State Academic Choreographic Ensemble, Beriozka where she toured the world with the large folk dance repertory.
After moving to the United States she took classes for herself at t Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, the Martha Graham School and Paul Taylor Dance school. In 2019 she joined Barynya Dance Company in New York. In 2019 she danced as a guest soloist dancer at the Pacific Festival Ballet in Los Angeles.