Meet Ballet Dancer Dmytro Deikalo

An ambitious, talented dancer, Dmytro Deikalo is an inspiration!

How many times have you performed with Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert?

DD: I have taken part in the festival for the past 3 years.

What do you get out of doing a concert series like Salute to Vienna?

DD: I like process of preparing for the concert. And of course I like the New Year's spirit.

How do you spend your time when you aren't working?

DD: I like of traveling and taking photos very much.

What's next in your career?

DD: I want to open my own dance studio and to have master classes all over the world.

What is the most challenging part of your job? And the most exciting?

DD: I enjoy my profession and feel that I can overcome any difficulties and to solve any problems.

Who is your favorite person to travel with?

DD: I like traveling with my family and girlfriend.

Describe your perfect New Year's Eve.

DD: I wish to celebrate the New Year on the shore of the ocean.

What is your favorite musical composition?

DD: I like the repertoire of Tchaikovsky and Wagner very much.

What languages do you speak?

DD: I speak Ukrainian, Russian, and English.

What is your favorite journey?

DD: I visited Vancouver and fell in love with it at once. I was impressed by the city and its culture.

What are you reading right now?

DD: I read Choke by Chuck Palahniuk recently and currently I am reading about non-verbal psychology.

What is your favorite breakfast?

DD: I have been eating oatmeal porridge since my childhood.

Where is home?

DD: My homeland is Ukraine.

Image courtesy of Dmytro Deikalo