Welcome to Vykrutas!

Home of Vykrutas School of Ukrainian Dance and Vykrutas Ensemble

Classes Begin Sunday, September 13, 2020!

COVID-19 Update

We are so excited to return to dancing at Vykrutas! The safety and well-being of our dancers, instructors, volunteers and all of our families are of prime importance while we enjoy the art of Ukrainian Dance together.

Please read our current COVID-19 Protocol here.

New Location!

You will love our new larger studio location! See photos of our new studios here.

Class Descriptions

See our 2020/2021 class levels, times, and pricing here.

We look forward to another exciting year of dance, watching our students learn, grow and come together as a group, building on their success!


We are thrilled to have the following instruction team:

Vasyl Kanevets, Artistic Director, Ballet Master, Lead Instructor

Uliana Kanevets, Instructor and School Director

Stefanya Maruschak-Love, Beginner Instructor

Zhenia Tregubov, Ballet Instructor

Auditions for Vykrutas Ensemble

Join the experience and cast of Vykrutas Ensemble! If you are 15 years of age or older and are passionate about Ukrainian dance, performing and travelling, we want you to be a part of the Vykrutas Ensemble legacy!

Our emerging ensemble group in Calgary is rising in reputation and repertoire under the leadership of our Artistic Director, Vasyl Kanevets.

Be a cast member in our BRAVO! 2.0 large show and plan to travel with us to Ukraine in 2021, COVID-19 dependent.

Auditions Available by Appointment

Please contact us to set a time for an audition.

Vasyl Kanevets

Artistic Director/ Ballet Master/ Lead Instructor

Vasyl Kanevets comes to us from Kyiv, Ukraine, and is a distinguished teacher of Ukrainian Dance, Classical Ballet, Character Dance, and Classical Dance History.

Vasyl received his Professional Dancer Diploma at the National Ballet School of Kyiv. He also completed his Honours level Ballet Master’s Degree in Kyiv. In 1995, Vasyl moved to Canada where he continues to work as a professional dance instructor and choreographer. Vasyl is also the Co-Artistic Director of the Vaganova Dance Society in Edmonton.

We are proud to announce that Mr. Kanevets received the Ukrainian Dance Instructor of the Year Award for 2017 from Ukrainian Dance World magazine.

Vykrutas 2018/19 Beginner, Junior and Senior Dancers