DIRECTOR OF CHOREOGRAPHY
I've been dancing flamenco since I was 14, now I'm 28. I finished the university of culture and art in St. Petersburg in the craft of Dance Art. I studied such subjects as classical choreography, world dances, contemporary dance, the art of choreographer. During that time I studied flamenco with Spanish, Finnish and Russian teachers. I studied with Manuel Betanzos (Seville), Andrés Pena (Seville), Mercedes Ruíz (Jerez), Israel Galván (Seville), Manuel Linán (Madrid), Ángel Atienza (Seville),Noelia Gonzales (Málaga), Juan Polvillo (Seville), Olga Vega (Sanlúcar de Bda).
Currently I have my own school in St. Petersburg, about 10 years I have been teaching flamenco classes for adults and children.
In 2006 I received the first prize in the contest "Alegrias" (St. Petersburg), in the jury took part teacher and dancer Gabriela Gutarro. In 2009 I premiered my flamenco monospectacular "Frida", dedicated to the life of the Mexican painter Frida Cahlo.
In 2012 the 2nd work is released - the flamenco ballet "Jeanne d'Arc", dedicated to the 600th birthday of Joan of Arc, French folk heroine. In that show I worked
with 4 flamenco dancers and live musicians.
In 2011 I received the first prize in the nomination "The best choreography" at the International flamenco Festival "Viva España" (Moscow, Russia), in 2012 the first prize in the nomination "The best interpretation" and the special prize of the Duende foundation. The independent jury of the festivals was formed by the Spanish flamenco masters: Antonio Alonso, Juan Mata, Anna Gonzales Aranda, Ciro Nieto, José Espinosa.
In 2012-2013 the collaboration with the dancer Jonathan Sanchez Fernandez
in the shows "Duende" and "In and Out".