David Makhateli is a co-founder and Artistic Director of D&D Art Productions, the Grand Audition, and the D&D Intensive Ballet Masterclass program in Barcelona (Spain), Tokyo / Osaka (Japan), and Panama City (Panama).
After graduating from the Royal Ballet School in London, he worked for Birmingham Royal Ballet (United Kingdom) for a year, before joining Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam (The Netherlands), and Houston Ballet (USA) as a soloist, becoming a Principal Dancer shortly after. He joined the Royal Ballet in London (United Kingdom) in 2003 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2007.
Guest Teacher of the Royal Ballet, Opéra National de Paris, Dutch National Ballet, Finnish National Ballet, Swedish Royal Ballet, Slovenian National Ballet, Ballet Theatre du Capitole Toulouse.
Co-founder and director of the D&D Art Productions the Grand Audition and the D&D Intensive Ballet Masterclass program in Barcelona (Spain), Tokyo / Osaka (Japan), and Panama City (Panama).
Graduate of the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet. Former Mariinsky Theatre and Finnish National Ballet – Principal Ballerina. Guest Artist with Asami Maki Ballet. Daria performed numerous principal and soloist roles with Mariinsky Theatre not only on Mariinsky Stage but internationally in some of the most prestigious theatres in the UK, USA, Japan, China, Korea, Thailand, and Singapore among other places worldwide on tours with Mariinsky and as a guest. Daria Makhateli is a recipient of the prestigious “Golden Sofit” award for the best female role in the ballet “Meek One” choreographed by Donvena Pandoursky (2007).