Elena Novak

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Teaching Experience

2003 – present WISA Co-Director
2002 – present Figure Skating Coach , Maryland, USA
2000 – 2002 Disney On Ice, “Line captain.” Teaching current show choreography to new members of the cast. Choreographing numbers for new production of Disney 15, including pair adagios
1995 – 1996 England, coached stroking as a member of the British Ice Teachers Association
1994 –1995 Moscow, coached ice dancing, ballet and jazz to members of the Russian National Team
1997 – present Coach members of the Russian National Team in compulsory dances

Professional Experience

1998 – 2002 Character Skater, Disney on Ice, “The Little Mermaid” and “D 15”.
1997 – 1998 Character Skater Understudy “Sleeping Beauty”, England, Ireland
1997 – 1998 Character Skater Understudy Carmen on Ice”, England, Scotland
1996 – 1998 Understudy skater – professional Ice Theatre “Russian Ice Stars”
1996 – 1997 “Beauty and the Beast”, England, Scotland
1996 – 1997 “Phantom of the Opera”, England, Scotland
1995 – 1996 Tatiana Tarasova’s Ice Theatre “Russian All Stars”

Competitive Career

SENIOR

1992 “Cup of USSR”- Gold Medallist
1992 Russian Championship - Silver Medallist

JUNIOR

1989 Olympic hopes of Russia – Bronze Medallist
1988 International Competitions “Tashkent’s skates” – Silver Medallist
1987 National Competition “Cup of Ural” – Gold Medallist

Education

SKATING

1995 British Ice Teachers Association
1990 – 1992 Club “Dynamo”, Moscow with Natalie Linichuk (Olympic Gold Medallist) and Ludmila Vlasova
1989 – 1990 Olympic Reserve Club Soviet Army, Moscow
1981 – 1989 School of Olympic Reserve, USSR

ACADEMIC

1992 – 1993 International Business School, Moscow
1992 – 1994 Laban Center for Movement and Dance, London
(modern choreography and dance technique)
1992 – 1996 University of Physical Culture, USSR

 

Member of...

USFS
PSA
WFSC
USFS
PSA
WFSC