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Egl pokait is a Lithuanian ballet dancer, prima ballerina of the Lithuanian National Opera and ballet theater . Founder and artistic director of Ballet Institute of San Diego in US. as wells as cofounder and artistic director of Egle Spokaite Ballet Schoolin Vilnius, Lithuania. Actress, choreographer and public speaker. Winner of the Lithuanian National Prize, as well as other numerous awards and honors. Lives and works between Vilnius and San Diego

Egl pokait was born in 1971 in Vilnius. After graduating from Vilnius School of Ballet in 1989 became the soloist of the Lithuanian National Opera and ballet theater. Between 1994 and 1996 became a winner of four international ballet competitions. During her career between 1989 and 2011 Egl pokait performed leading roles at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theater. She worked with the Lithuanian masters of International caliber L.Shulga, Jonas Katakinas. Performed classical roles with leading Russian ballet educators Ninel Kurgapkina, Kseniya TerStepanova. Egl collaborated with the most prominent of art figures Mstislav Rostropovich, Maya Pliseckaya, Gidon Kremer, Eimuntas Nekrosius. She performed under the direction of choreographers Giorgi Aleksidze, Krzysztof Pastor, Boris Eifman, Alexei Ratmansky, Gerald Arpino, Alla Sigalova, E.Vicichovska, K.Simonov. As a visiting artist created major roles in Georgian National Opera, Latvian National Opera, Finish National Opera, Karelli

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