Born in Bucharest, Romania, Ciprian began his dance training at the age of ten when he was accepted to the State Ballet Academy of Bucharest. He studied with ballet masters from the world renowned Vaganova School in Russia, Great Britain, and the United States of America. He is the recipient of multiple Golden and Silver Medals in Classical dance and Contemporary dance at national and international professional competitions including Varna, Bulgaria in 1994.
Ciprian was also performing in different national television entertainment broadcast. He also studied Jazz in Great Britain.
As a professional dancer, he held the rank of soloist with the Romanian Opera from Bucharest as well as the Serbian Ballet Company from Novi Sad, performing lead roles in many famous ballets and touring more than 25 Countries. He eventually returned to the State Ballet Academy of Bucharest as a Vaganova Teacher. He was appointed Regional ballet Co-Ordinator for the SABIS System in the Middle East where he taught in the United Arab of Emirates and Qatar. He was teaching in Italy and then back in Romania then he decided to establish his residence in Vancouver, British Columbia where has been training students in Vancouver, BC since 2013, many of whom have placed in top ranks in various well known [YAGP, IBC] and widely recognized local and international competitions. He is married to Janet and has 3 boys: David, Aaron and Joshua.
Swan Lake, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet, La Bayadere, Nutcracker, Coppelia, Vivaldi’s Seasons, La file mal gradée, Cinderella, Anna Karenina, Nabuco, Aida etc.
Professional Certificate issued by the Romanian Minister of Education
United States of America, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Greece, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Monte Negro, Serbia etc.
2015-2016 Artistic Director, Ballet Russe British Columbia, BC, Canada
2014-2015 Ballet Teacher, Danzmode, Burnaby, BC, Canada
2013-2014 Ballet Teacher, VJPD, North Vancouver, BC, Canada
2013-2014 Ballet Teacher, Lavrova Ballet Academy, Langley, BC, Canada
2011-2013 Ballet Teacher, Romanian Ballet Academy, Bucharest, Romania
2009-2011 Ballet Teacher, International School of Choueifat, Doha, Qatar
2008-2009 Ballet Teacher, Academia Giselle, Lamezia Terme, CZ, Italy
2003-2008 Regional Ballet Co-ordinator, Middle East for the SABIS System
Adjudicator and International Competitions Organizer, Dubai, UAE
2003-2008 Ballet Teacher, International School of Choueifat, Dubai, UAE
1999-2001 Ballet Teacher, Romanian Ballet Academy. Bucharest, Romania
2001-2003 Principal Dancer, National Serbian Ballet, Novi Sad , Serbia
1996-2003 Soloist, Romanian National Opera, Bucharest, Romania
1994-1996 Soloist, ‘Oleg Danovsky’ Ballet Company, Constanta, Romania
1985-1994 Student, National Ballet Academy [Vaganova], Bucharest, Romania
1992 Fourth Place – Classical dance – Romanian National Ballet Competition
1992 Fourth Place – Contemporary dance – Romanian National Ballet Competition
1993 Third Place – Classical dance – Romanian National Ballet Competition
1993 First Place – Contemporary dance – Romanian National Ballet Competition
1993 First Place – Classical dance – International Ballet Competition, Constanta, Romania
1993 First Place – Contemporary dance – International Ballet Competition, Constanta, Romania
1994 First Place – Classical dance – Romanian National Ballet Competition
1994 Second Place – Contemporary dance – Romanian National Ballet Competition
1994 Third Place – Classical dance – International Ballet Competition, Constanta, Romania
1994 Third Place – Contemporary dance – International Ballet Competition, Constanta, Romania
1994 Participant – International Ballet Competition in Varna