Tuiana Balzhieva graduated ballet school in Russia at L.P Sakhyanova. She was accepted to Buryat State Opera and Ballet Theater where she became a young soloist dancer. Tuiana has performed solo and principal roles in multiple ballets. In 2008 she participated in the 7th Siberian International Dance Competition in Novosibirsk, where she placed 3rd. She also participated in Ekaterina Maksimova’s International Dance Competition in Perm, Russia. Her repertoire consists of many Classical and Contemporary ballets such as: Giselle, Swan Lake (Dance of the little Swans), Nutcracker (Chinese dance,Doll), Pinocchio (Malvina), Thousand and one nights, Dzhambuling (choreography by Peter Quanz), Harlequinade, Don Quixote (Finch and Jig) , Blue Bird, Carmina Burana, Francesca da Rimini, Pas de deux Flames of Paris, Festival of Flowers in Cinzano, Tarantella (D.Balanchine), and Namzhil. She danced with Russian Classical Ballet , December 2014-February 2015 and is a former student of French Akademie of Ballet ( NYC) . Tuiana was also featured in Pointe magazine July June/ July 2017 ( how to stay warm-all day long ) and in Pointe magazine December 2017/January 2019 ( summer intensive ) with French Akademie of Ballet. Tuiana has been a ballet teacher and choreographer. This is Tuiana's second season with Roxey Ballet.