Artistic Director Emeritus

Vladimir Shoumeikin

© Nina Alovert, 1978

Vladimir Shoumeikin was Artistic Director of IBT from 1993 to 2013. We have recently celebrated his 93rd Birthday and 70 years of his professional career in Ballet—as a dancer, choreographer, and Artistic Director.

This page, currently still under construction, is dedicated to Mr. Shoumeikin's many impressive achievements in the world of ballet—in Russia, Ukraine and the United States.

Vladimir Shoumeikin with partners performing character Ukrainian dance. Lviv Ballet Theater. Ukraine, USSR. 1947


Vladimir and Galina Shoumeikin performing a character Gipsy dance. Odessa Ballet Theater, USSR. 1967