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Meet Ballet Dancer Violetta Petrolay

We sent an interview to Violetta in the spring and she answered the questions with such a sweet conversational tone that we removed our questions from the transcript. We’re sure you'll love reading her answers as much as we did. Violetta dances with the Aniko Ballet.

My name is Violetta Petrolay. I performed for the first time in Salute to Vienna this year, and it was great.

My favourite musical composition by Strauss is “Explosions Polka” but in ordinary life, I like the creativity of composer Ludovico Einaudi. I speak Ukrainian, Russian, and English.

I live, study, and work in Kyiv. I lov