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Narva-Jõesuu, Estonia

Tallinn Ballet School and Vaganova Ballet Academy (ballet); Tallinn University (choreography); Berklee College of Music (music theory, harmony, and orchestration); conducted under James Tuggle; Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (Master’s in orchestral conducting with Maestro Arvo Volmer).

Previous Companies and Affiliations
As a dancer: Estonian National Ballet; Staatsballett Berlin; Zurich Ballet; the Royal Ballet of Flanders
As a conductor: Stuttgart Ballet (Assistant Conductor); The National Ballet of Canada (Conductor-in-Residence); San Francisco Ballet; The Royal Danish Ballet; Paris Opera Ballet; Staatsballett Berlin

English National Ballet
Maria Seletskaja was appointed Music Director of English National Ballet in November 2023, and will assume the role at the beginning of the 2024/2025 season. Her appearance as Guest Conductor for the 2023/2024 run of Nutcracker marked her conducting debut for ENB; she will also appear as Guest Conductor for Swan Lake in-the-round at the Royal Albert Hall in June 2024.

Repertoire includes
Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker; Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella; Adam’s Giselle; Liszt’s Mayerling; Hérold’s La Fille mal gardée.