Mr. Roman received his training in Russia at the Samara State Choreographic College and Perm State Choreographic Academy. His professional career as a principal dancer includes the Samara Academic Theatre Opera and Ballet, the Grigorovich Ballet of Russia, and the Sarasota Ballet of Florida. In the U.S. he has taught ballet in Tennesee, Colorado, and Florida. Mr. Roman teaches exclusively at Emerald Ballet Academy, where he lends his expertise to EBA’s popular "Bounding Boys" program and other ballet and character classes. He is also a choreographer and private coach, and several of his EBA students and ensembles have won awards at Youth America Grand Pix.
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