About Leon Khrapunsky

Leonid was born in 1992 in Ukraine. He immigrated to Israel at a young age. At the age of 9, Leonid began his ballet studies in Valery Panov school and later joined the school's company (2007-2010).

Leonid received a scholarship from America-Israel Cultural Foundation in 2006, 2007 and 2010. He also attended the American Academy of Ballet summer course and received a certificate of excellence.

In 2010 Leonid joined 'Ellison Professional Training School' in New York. He participated in Youth Grand Prix Tour 2011 and was finalist in YAGP competition.

"Being an Israeli artist is really important to me since I represent Israel in the world and can show the great potential of Israeli artists. Also being a part of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation is such a honor to me. I am extremely grateful for all support that I've received from AICF and for believing in me".

Leon Khrapunsky

Dancer, Ballet

New York, New York, United States