Principle of Ballet & DanceGary Sevani
Gary Sevani was the Chief Executive Officer, Choreographer, Producer and Artistic Director of Synthesis Performing Arts, an organization he founded in 1996. His instruction for the past 26 years at Synthesis has included dance education for children (K- 12) and adult professional dance training. Gary developed and oversaw the academic program for children, which courses in Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Modern, Character, Musical Theater, Pointe, Partner Dance, Dance History and more. His adult professional studio-training program includes instruction in Russian, American and other Style of Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Contemporary and Traditional- folk dances.
In 1978, Gary Sevani graduated from the College of Classical Dance in Russia. He received a Master of Fine Arts in Choreography from State Institute of Performing Arts in Moscow, Russia in (1985) During his graduate career, Gary studied under and collaborated with internationally known dancers and choreographers such as Nadejda Pavlova, Igor and Margarita Smirnova, Vladimir Gordiev and Boris Baranovsky, choreographer and artistic director of the Musical Theater of Moscow. While in Russia, Gary also performed in collaboration with the Moscow Jazz-Modern Dance Company.