Olga Iakovlevskaya - Ballet teacher of RMB
Teacher at European and American ballet schools
Worked in the group "Choreographic Miniatures by Leonid Yakobson"
Graduate artist of the Vaganova Ballet Academy
Olga Iakovlevskaya, born in Leningrad, graduated from the Vaganova Academy in 1978 in the class of Ninel Alexandrovna Petrova.

She worked in the "Choreographic Miniatures of Leonid Yakobson". She has danced in various repertoires, from classics such as "Pas de Quatre" and "Female Variations" to character ballets such as "Don Juan of the Village" and "Cumushki" by Leonid Yakobson, choreographed by A. Polubentsev and G. Aleksidze.

In 1990 she moved to Belgium, where she taught at the Royal Ballet School in Antwerp. She also taught at the Go Ballet Academy in Canada and was a ballet teacher and artistic director of a professional training program at the San Jose Ballet Academy in California. As a guest teacher she has taught at the Queensland Ballet in Australia and other schools in Europe and around the world.

She has been awarded "The Best Teacher Award 2018", "World Ballet Competition" and "Outstanding Teacher 2019, Young American Grand Prix".
She is currently a classical ballet teacher, tutor and choreographer at the Brussels International Ballet.

In addition, Olga Iakovlevskaya is the founder and director of the non-profit organisation Global Events, which runs cultural and educational projects between Belgium, the EU and Russia.

She was awarded the St. Petersburg 300th anniversary medal for her contribution to the Belgian-Russian cultural relationship and received a diploma from Patriarch Alexei II for the foundation and opening of a Russian Orthodox parish in Antwerp. As the author and organizer of more than 40 cultural and educational projects, she received many letters of thanks from the Russian and Belgian authorities, as well as from UNICEF and Help Kids.