Maria Sascha Khan
Ekaterinburg State Ballet
Born in Montana
FROM THE PORCH OF A MONTANA CABIN TO THE STAGES OF THE WORLD INSPIRING AND HELPING OTHERS THROUGH THE BEAUTY OF THE ARTS.
International Guest Artist, Maria Sascha Khan has worked with the world’s top ballet companies, choreographers and artists of our time including as principal dancer of the Ekaterinburg State Ballet, Russia.
She is the recipient of our Outstanding Artist Award, Mentor for Youth Arts in Action, Gaynor Minden Artist, member of the International Dance Council (CID) UNESCO and ambassador for the London based Save Wild Tigers.
Maria Sascha first started on her path towards a professional career in ballet when she was discovered by a former Bolshoi Ballet dancer.
Trained under Luidmila Morkovina at the Kirov Academy of Ballet (in Washington DC). Graduated with honours from the
Academie de Danse Classique de Princesse Grace in Monte Carlo, with full scholarship and under the personal mentorship of the
Russian director Marika Besobrasova, coach to Nureyev and Fonteyn. Maria Sascha attended Royal Ballet School, San Francisco Ballet and American Ballet Theatre summer programs on scholarship.