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Ganna Berge (co-owner)

Ganna founded Swan Lake Ballet Studio in May 2011. Starting at a young age, she began practicing classical ballet six hours a day, four days a week in Ukraine. She won first place in the festival Pearl of Crimea in Foros, Crimea. At 14, Ganna moved to the United States where she attended the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and performed with the Bay Area Houston Ballet Theater (BAHBT) in Houston, TX. She received the Graded Division Award and Certificate for successfully completing skill level three in the art of ballet on May, 2003. After relocating to Wisconsin, Ganna volunteered for a Boys and Girls club of the Greater Chippewa Valley in 2007 to organize the program Move It. While attending University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, she participated with the Concert Dance Company where she choreographed and danced classical ballet. Ganna earned a Master in Education with a dance Minor degree from the UWEC. She teaches at UW-Stout and at Swan Lake Ballet Studio after graduation.

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Chelsea Schaf (co-owner)

Since 2011, Chelsea studied different types of dance during her time as a student at Swan Lake Ballet Studio. She was on the Regis High School Varsity Dance Team four years and is now currently on 4NO1 Dance Team at UC San Diego. She is passionate about passing on her skills in jazz, lyrical, and ballet to students.

Olga Kasatkina (co-owner) 

Olga studied classical ballet in Donetsk, Ukraine and Crimea, Russia. She danced with University Dance Team in Ukrainian National University where she obtained a certificate of completion dance appreciation coursework.

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