Meet the Team

Oğulcan Borova
Head of Studio Company and Ballet Trainee Program with the Joffrey Academy since 2022; formerly a Company Artist with The Joffrey Ballet.

Oğulcan Borova was born in Turkey and recognized as the First Prize Winner at the 3rd National Rotary Clubs Dance Competition.  His awards include a Bronze Medal at the Varna International Ballet Competition, Gold Medal at the New York International Ballet Competition, Gold Medal at the Seoul International Ballet Competition, and High Achievement Recognition from the Dokuz...


Hometown: Vinnitsa, Ukraine

Natalia Charova began her training at age ten and graduated from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, home of the famed Russian ballet traditions, where her studies included classical ballet, history of theatre, history of art and music, acting, stage makeup, history of European and American ballet, character, historic dance, and pas de deux. Ms. Charova also received a bachelor’s degree in choreography, directing, and teaching.

Throughout her schooling and career, Ms. Charova has credited great teachers for helping her to achieve...


Born in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia, Mr. Charov began his ballet training at age nine and graduated from the prestigious Vaganova Ballet Academy in Saint Petersburg – home of the famed Russian ballet traditions. His studies there included Classical Ballet, History of Theater, History of Art and Music, Acting, Stage Makeup, History of European and American Ballet, Character, Historic Dance, Fencing and Pas de Deux. From school and throughout his career, Mr. Charov had great teachers who helped him to achieve his goals...

Cynthia Wong
Associate Dean of Hong Kong Camy Academy of Dancing

Senior Instructor and Choreographer of Hong Kong Camy Academy of Dancing

First Honor Bachelor Degree of The University of Hong Kong

C.B.T.S. Teacher Certificate of Royal Academy of Dance

Registered Teacher of Royal Academy of Dance


Ms. Wong started ballet training in the Kowloon branch of Hong Kong Camy Academy of Dancing at the age of five, with the outstanding results, she was awarded the Academy’s scholarship. She performed different leading roles in various...

Jason Ting

Founder and Executive Director of Asian Elite Dance Competition

Chief Operating Officer of Hong Kong Youth Dance Association

Current Member of Chinese Dancers Association

Jury Member of Hong Kong Arts Development Council

Associate of ARAD Royal Academy of Dance

Person in charge of Australian Teachers of Dancing China Region



Jason Ting started his dance learning with his mother, Camy Cheung, since a young age. He graduated from Beijing Dance Academy in 1996 and was selected to enter the National Ballet of China as a...

Former Principal Dancer of Hong Kong Ballet

Winner of the National Ballet Competition in Japan, Eriko was also the IBM Scholarship winner of the Asian Pacific Ballet Competition in 1987. In 1993, she was awarded the first prize at the Festival of Ballet organized by International Ballet of Luxembourg and received the Ministry of Cultural Special Award.
The soulful dance style of Eriko and technical brilliance made her one of the best ballet dancers in Asia. As a Principal Dancer of...

Examiner of Royal Academy of Dance


Ms Sylvia Wu graduated from the Teachers' Training Course of The Royal Academy of Dancing, London in 1970 and was awarded " Solo Seal " shortly after. Upon her return to Hong Kong, she started her own school and worked for local TV stations as teacher and choreographer. She danced extensively both in Hong Kong and abroad taking principal roles in Giselle, Coppelia, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Firebird and Les Sylphides. In 1981...

Xander Parish

Xander was born in East Yorkshire, England & began dancing in Kingston upon Hull at the age of 8. When he was 11 he joined the Royal Ballet School in London where he trained until his graduation upon which he joined The Royal Ballet in Covent Garden. In 2009, Xander was invited to join The Mariinsky Ballet by its ballet director Yuri Fateyev and moved to St. Petersburg to join the company in January 2010 as its first...


W.B.A.C. GRAND PRIX Representative / National Audition Director /Judge /

Diana Stetsura trained at Russia's Perm Ballet School under Professor Ludmila Saharova. After graduating with honors, she was accepted as a soloist into the Kremlin Ballet Theatre in Moscow where she was coached by the world-class ballerina, Ekaterina Maximova. While dancing in the Kremlin Ballet Deanna was invited to represent the company in Maya Plisetskaya’s gala at the Bolshoi Theatre.  Ms. Stetsura was a principal dancer for the Bolshoi...

Olga Fiore
Program Director, Former Principal Dancer, Guest Teacher


Olga Fiore studied the Vaganova Method of Classical Ballet from a young age at the Odessa National Ballet Academy, under world fames professor of ballet Baeva Zlata. Alexandrova.

Upon graduation she joined The Odessa National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet.

As a principal dancer performing leading roles in all the major classical ballets, such as La Bayadere, Swan Lake, Giselle, Le Corsaire, Nutcracker and more. Her dancing was sensuous, earthy and fired by...

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