Welcome to Lumière Ballet Co., Inc.


“It is not enough to please the eye. We strive to engage the heart.”

Founded in 1995 as a non-profit arts organization under code 501(c)(3)

Svetlana Caton and Venti Petrov are the Founders, Artistic Directors, Teachers and Choreographers.


We offer professional training in classical ballet and character dance.

Our teaching method corresponds to traditional Russian ballet which combines the elegant style of the French school and the strength of the Italian School

We bring live performances of the great classics and newly choreographed story ballets and contemporary works :

the annual Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty (2009), Swan Lake (2010), Giselle (2011), Coppelia (2012), Cinderella(2013), Paquita (2014), Don Quixote(2015), Giselle(2016), Les Sylphides(2017)

Hansel and Gretel,   SnowMaiden,  Narnia,  Alice in the Garden of Flowers,  The Little Prince

Solos and Ensemble Works include: Doodlebugs,  Eight Twenty,   Holy Cow it’s Ballet!,  O Master! of All Living  …



Our students continue to inspire by working in professional companies, attending topflight universities and utilizing their training in their lives and careers.