Classical Ballet / Artistic Director
Berta Yampolsky was born in Paris to Zionist parents of Russian origin. When she was two years old the family immigrated to Israel and settled in Haifa. At the age of 14 she started studying ballet at a studio in the city.
Yampolsky and Markman met in the ballet studio and three years later after getting married in a modest ceremony they left for England. In England they studied ballet for three years; Yampolsky at The Royal Ballet School and Markman at The Rambert School. During this period they also took ballet classes with famous teachers such as Kathleen Crofton, Cleo Nordi and Tania Tamarova former outstanding dancers in The Anna Pavlova Company and in The Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo.
- The Israel Ballet