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Michael Chernov

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Takes Flight at Symphony Space

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

Gelsey Kirkland and Michael Chernov have had their fledgling professional company of 28 dancers off the ground for just over a year now so it's a fair time to assess the preliminary results of their efforts based on this performance.

The Gelsey Kirkland Academy: Teaching the Art of Storytelling in Dance

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

During her dancing career Gelsey Kirkland was known for her particular ability to get to the heart of a character in the great classic story ballets. In her second career as a teacher she has combined forces with her husband and co-director, Michael "Misha" Chernov, and mime teacher Pilar Garcia.

The Gelsey Kirkland Academy: A Safe Haven for Dancers

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 11.10.2012 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

Now Kirkland, with her husband and partner Michael Chernov, are providing a complete education for dancers at the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet. The GKACB is a place where dancers can learn to become artists.