Born in Kazakhstan, Dmitriy Vistoropskiy received his early training at the A. Seleznev School of Ballet and Choreography in Almaty. After graduating, he joined the corps of the National Opera and Ballet in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. He went on to dance as a soloist for the Russian National Ballet touring Russia, Asia, Europe, Australia, and the United States. Dmitriy performed as a guest artist in principal roles throughout the United States. He has choreographed several original pieces for local dance schools and companies. Dmitriy is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 5 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in teaching and choreography from the State Pedagogical University in Chelyabinsk, Russia.