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Russian dancer from New York Danila Sherstobitov

Dancer Danila Sherstobitov was born in Tashkent - Capital of Uzbekistan. He is classically trained ballet dancer. Danila has joined Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya in December 2007. First performance was at the Puerto Rico International Festival of Cultures in December 2007.


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54th Annual Petroushka Ball (2019), Russian Children's Welfare Society, The Plaza Hotel NYC

Dancers and musicians of ensemble Barynya provided live music and dance show during 54th Annual Petroushka Ball at the Plaza Hotel {768 5th Ave, New York, NY 10019} on Friday, February 8th, 2019. Cast of ensemble Barynya at the 54th Annual Petroushka Ball included: Olga Chpitalnaia (dancer), Simona Zhukovski (dancer), Valentina Kvasova (dancer), Danila Sherstobitov (dancer), Vladimir Nikitin (dancer), Konstantin Tulinov (dancer), Mikhail Smirnov (band leader, guitar, garmoshka, vocals), Elina Karokhina (balalaika), Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass), Yaroslav Bell (violin), singer Irina Zagornova, Sergey Gurbeloshvili (saxophone), Igor Lutsev (drums), and Vlad Barskiy (keyboard), and DJ Alisa Egorova. Ensemble Barynya led by Mikhail Smirnov performed at the Petroushka Ball for number of years: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, and 2006.

54th Annual Petroushka Ball, Barynya dancers, The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA, Friday, February 8th 2019, Olga Chpitalnaia, Vladimir Nikitin, Irina Zagornova, Mikhail Smirnov, Elina Karokhina, Alisa Egorova, Leonid Bruk, Simona Zhukovsky, Konstantin Tulinov, Danila Sherstobitov, Valentina Kvasova
54th Annual Petroushka Ball, The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA, Friday, February 8th 2019, Photo Credit: Maike Schulz

New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ

Male Cossack dancers of ensemble Barynya provided four top energy Cossack dance performances with amazing tricks, high jumps, knee-bending Kozatsky moves during SABOTAGE SHOW at NJPAC on April 2nd and April 3rd, 2018. NJPAC or New Jersey Performing Arts Center is one of the largest performing art centers in the United States. Exact address: 1 Center St, Newark, NJ 07102. Cast of dancers included best Cossack dancers: Andrei Kisselev, Aliaksandr Anatska, Danila Sherstobitov, Konstantin Tulinov, and Vladimir Nikitin.

Cossak Dance Troupe, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ, NJPAC, April 2018
New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, New Jersey, April 2018

Danila Sherstobitov on "Superstars of Dance", NBC

Barynya Cossack dancers at "Superstars of dance", NBC, 2009
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dancer Danila Sherstobitov
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Cossack dance performance during basketball game NJ NETS vs Utah JAZZ on January 19th, 2011 at the Prudential Center arena in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

...This was an evening of Russian culture at the Prudential Arena in Newark, New Jersey (USA)... Dancers Alexey Maltsev, Petr Tikhonov, Vitaly Verterich, Ilia Pankratov, Danila Sherstobitov, Andrei Kisselev, Andrij Cybyk, Boulat Moukhametov have performed during a timeout during the game for over NJ NETS 10,000 fans.

Cossack dancers, NJ Nets vs Utah Jazz. January 19th, 2011. Prudential Center
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International Dance Competition "Superstars of Dance", NBC

Cossack dancers of New York based ensemble Barynya were competing at the SUPERSTARS OF DANCE, international dance competition led by executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Simon Fuller (American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance). The show hosted by Michael Flatley (Lord of the Dance) and Susie Castillo, a former Miss USA, premiered on NBC network on January 4th and aired through January 26th, 2009. Dancers Yaroslaw Dobriansky, Vasiliy Myshletsov, Ilia Streltsov, Aleksey Klyuchnikov, Danila Sherstobitov, Alexey Maltsev, Alexander Rudoy, and Alex Sizov performed a Cosssack dance routine choreographed by Vitaly Verterich. Cossack costumes made by famous Russian folk costumes designer Svetlana Gavrilova. Artistic Director of Barynya Mikhail Smirnov was one of eight judges to decide which country will take home the coveted Trophy. Mikhail was not able to vote for Cossack dancers or the Russian team.

Barynya Cossack dancers at the "Superstars of Dance", NBC, 2009, Photo courtesy Chris Haston/NBC
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April 4, 2014, Lamoni, Iowa

Performance with Russian singer Nikolai Massenkoff at the Graceland University's Shaw Center, Shaw Family Auditorium, Lamoni Campus, 1 University Place, Lamoni, IA 50140 on Friday, April 04, 2014. PHOTOS and VIDEO

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Sunday, June 5th 2011, "Salute to Israel Parade", New York City

Mazal Tov Jewish dancers at the "Salute to Israel Parade" in New York City on Sunday, June 5th, 2011 Mazal Tov Jewish dancers at the "Salute to Israel Parade" in New York City on Sunday, June 5th, 2011 Mazal Tov Jewish dancers at the "Salute to Israel Parade" in New York City on Sunday, June 5th, 2011 Mazal Tov Jewish dancers at the "Salute to Israel Parade" in New York City on Sunday, June 5th, 2011
"Mazal Tov Show" dancers, "Salute to Israel Parade", June 5, 2011, NYC / Click on the images above to see full size high resolution photos / All photos and videos from the event

Concert at the Van Nostrand Theatre, Suffolk College, Brentwood, New York, October 4th, 2009

Cast: Kagarov sisters (vocals), Mikhail Smirnov (vocals, garmoshka), Alexander Menshikov (vocals), Lev Zabeginsky (balalaika), Leonid Bruk (balalaika-contrabass), Roman Ivanoff (percussions), Serge Rogozin (balalaika), Yan Khmel (bayan), Irina Zagornova (vocals), Dancers: Alexey Maltsev, Danila Sherstobitov, Aliaksandr Anatska, Alexander Rudoy, Valentina Kvasova, Olga Chpitalnaia, Ksenya Hentisz, Olga Yeliseyeva.

Barynya concert on Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at  Suffolk County Community College, Van Nostrand Theatre, Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood, New York
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"Barynya" - Russian folk dance - «Барыня»

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Barynya dancers at the Russian Nobility Ball, May 2009, New York City

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Slavic Festival in Eugene, Oregon, February 2009

Mikhail Smirnov, Lev Zabeginsky, Valentina Kvasova, Natalia Ejova, Ksenya Hentisz, Stefan Kuziw, Mikhail Nesterenko, Danila Sherstobitov, and Alexey Maltsev performed three shows during the Fourth Annual Slavic Festival in Eugene, Oregon. Festival was sponsored by Slavic Home. On the photo below ensemble Barynya is performing Daniel Cooper, the dance of Russian Nobility.

Ensemble Barynya performs the dance of Russian Nobility "Danila Cooper" during Slavic Festival in Eugene, Oregon. February 2009.
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Morristown, New Jersey, February 22, 2009 - video


Barynya midwest tour 2008 started on September 25 in Roseau, MN. Last concert - Monday, November 10, 2008 in Hannibal, MO. 35 full lenght concerts, 3 matinees, view full schedule. List of performers: 6 dancers: Valentina Kvasova, Anna Brovkina, Natia Rtveliashvili, Danila Sherstobitov, Alexander Rudoy, Alexey Maltsev, 3 musicians: Lev Zabeginsky, Yan Khmel, Mikhail Smirnov and singer Alexander Menshikov.

Barynya midwest tour 2008
Barynya midwest tour 2008 album 01
Barynya midwest tour 2008
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New York City Russian Radio Station City Radio 540AM
Festival of Russian music, dance and culture, May 2008

Brighton Beach Festival of Russian music, dance and culture on May 18th, 2008 was organized by one of New York Russian Radio Stations, CITY RADIO 540AM. Barynya performed in the beginning of the concert. Five dancers and two musicians were on the stage built near the south end of Coney Island Avenue (next to Boardwalk) in Brooklyn, New York. Dancers Valentina Kvasova, Ganna Makarova, Olga Chpitalnaia, Danila Sherstobitov, Alexey Maltsev performed Russian dances "Barynya", "Metelitsa", "Kalinka", "Korobushka", Cossack dance Varenka, and Ukrainian folk dance "Hopak". Mikhail Smirnov was singing and playing garmoshka while Leonid Bruk was burning fingers on his huge balalaika-contrabass.

Barynya @ Russian Radio concert in New York
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Barynya @ Puerto Rico International Festival of Cultures, December 2007

Barynya in Puerto Rico 2007
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Russian Father Frosts and Snow Maidens. December 2007
Barynya gig for TV Chanel RUSSIA TODAY, New York City

On December 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31, 2007 from 12PM till 4 PM New York based Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya dancers and musicians were leading a group of Russian Father Frosts and Snow Maidens (Ded Moroz and Snegurochka) to greet New Yorkers and promote new TV Channel "RUSSIA TODAY".

Barynya Russian Father Frosts and Snow Maidens, New York City, December 2007Barynya Russian Father Frosts and Snow Maidens, New York City, December 2007
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Barynya in Toronto, Canada, December 13, 2007.

Barynya in Toronto, Canada, December 2007
On December 13, 2007 at 8pm Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya performed at the "Guvernment" (Kool Haus Entertainment Complex), 132 Queens Quay East, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3Y5 Canada... view more pictures


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Vladimir Abramenko
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Youri Nelzine
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Valentina Kvasova
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Yuri Vodolaga
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Gabriel Yakubov
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Aleksey Klyuchnikov
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Alexander Rudoy
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Aliaksandr Anatska
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Andrei Kisselev
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Anna Brovkina
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Olga Chpitalnaia
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Andrij Cybyk
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Natalia Ejova
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Ilia Streltsov
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Lev Iwashko
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Stefan Kuziw
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Roman Lewkowicz
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Ganna Makarova
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Alexey Maltsev
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Natia Rtveliashvili
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Mikhail Nesterenko
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Ilia Pankratov
  Ilia Pankratov from New York City.

Petr Tikhonov
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Danila Sherstobitov
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Alex Sizov
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Vasiliy Myshletsov
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Olga Verterich
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Vitaly Verterich
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Yaroslaw Dobriansky
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Ksenya Hentisz
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Sophia Panych
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Boulat Moukhametov
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Anna Mikhaylenko
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Olena Malinina
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Russian dancer Daria
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Rostov Don Cossacks State Academic Song and Dance Ensemble
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  "Revival" dancers from Toronto, Canada. The group is available in Canada and the United States of America to provide traditional Russian dance show for performing art centers, corporate events, parties, weddings. Artistic Director Ekaterina Kornienkova.

Russian Collection
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Ukrainian Cossack dancers New York
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Art of Dance Academy, artistic director Arkady Tsirlin
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