Violeta Angelova was born in Sofia, Bulgaria studied ballet at her mother’s ballet school. She actively performed before graduating with high honors from the National School of Dance Art in Bulgaria, and the Vienna State Opera Ballet School in Austria where she was a scholarship student.
Ms. Angelova was invited to represent Bulgaria at the Royal Festival of Arts in Jordan, and has participated in many other international ballet events. She was also invited to dance at the International Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, and the Opera and Ballet Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Ms. Angelova has danced with the Vienna State Opera Ballet, the Volksoper-Vienna, Ballet Internationale, the New Jersey Ballet, the Suzanne Farrell Ballet, and has appeared as a guest artist with the Eglevsky Ballet, Ballet Metropolitan Ballet, California Ballet, Ballet Minnesota, and the National Ballet of Bulgaria.
Ms. Angelova’s repertoire includes the title roles and principal roles in the 19th century classics including The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Swan Lake, La Bayadere, Coppelia, Esmeralda, and Cinderella.
She has also danced principal roles in the following ballets by George Balanchine, Serenade, Agon, Concerto Barocco, Valse Fantasie, La Sonnambula, Sonatine, Apollo, Divertimento No. 15, Walpurgisnacht Ballet, La Source, Stars and Stripes, Allegro Brillante, Jewels, and Monumentum/Movements. Ms. Angelova has also danced Mikhail Fokine’s The Dying Swan, and roles in works by contemporary choreographers in Europe, and the United States.
Ms. Angelova is currently pursuing a career as a freelance guest artist, coach, and teacher. Ms. Angelova has also been on the faculty of the New Jersey School of Ballet, and L’Etoile Ballet Academy, and has also given master classes and private coaching sessions. Ms. Angelova is an American Ballet Theatre certified teacher.