DANCE COMPANY ITA
Kseniya Mikheeva is a very well known choreographer in Saint-Petersburg Russia. After finishing the Ballet school of Ascold Makarov, she was admitted to the Vaganova Ballet Academy 2009-2016 and after graduation, she became a dancer and a Choreographer with the famous Russian theater “Provincial dances” in Ekaterinburg. She is presently teaching and choreographing for the Dance Academy of Boris Eifman in Saint-Petersburg and at the contemporary School Kannon dance SP: Since 2015 she founded the “Kseniya Mikheeva Project”, which has produced 6 works for the Alexandrinsky Theater. The Ksenia Mikheeva Dance company establishes itself in the Russian dance world as a technically strong and selective dance company. In its repertoire, there are already four one-act ballets: the “Case of H” (2016, International Festival Open Look), Wind (2016, Festival Work in progress), a solo performance of “Waiting for Godot” (2017), “Medea” (2017), “the Storm” (2017) and “The Collector” (nominated for the “Golden Mask“ for the National Theatre Prize in two categories: “Best Work” and “Best Choreographer” ).Now the Company is constructing “Coppelia” a special Production for DAP Festival 2018. All works are created with the support of the House of dance “Kannon Dance” and the “DFT STAGE COMPANY”.
ASSISTANT KSENIA MIKHEEVA
Stanislav Ponomarev. studying at The Folk Dance and Song Studio (1999-2004) and Comedia del arte Dance Studio (2008-2012) in Izhevsk City; also at Centre for Dance “Kannon Dance”, St. Petersburg. Winner and First Degree Laureat of International and Russian Festivals 2009-2017: “Prikamsky Olymp”, Perm; “Russia Makeover”, Saint Petersburg; “World dance OLYMPIAD”, Moscow; “Russian Dance Champion League”, Samara; “Rigas Pavasaris”, Latvia; DAP Festival, Italy.
Performed: “Gravity” by Anna Klimakova; “No Excuses”, “The «Сh» Circumstances”, “A Storm”, “THE COMPLETIST” (Golden Mask 2018 nominee) by Ksenia Miheeva; “Scales and a little bit more” by Boris Shipulin.
TSAROVA MARGARITA YUR’YEVNA
Dancer in Natal’ya Kasparova Studio, Saint-Petersburg (Russia) since 2015. She Participate in choreography for Celia Amade (NDT, Holland) and in the choreography for Dor Mamalia (Israel). She Participate in choreography for Menghan Lou (NDT, Holland), the first-night in Hermitage Theatre, Saint-Petersburg (Russia) after she participate in staging «The empty room», stage with director- choreographer Natal’ya Kasparova, Saint-Petersburg (Russia). She Participate in the festival DASS 2016 (Dance Academy Russia), Brussels (Belgium), Ultima Vez Studio; in the festival OPEN LOOK (2015-2016), Saint-Petersburg (Russia); in the National platform of dances and theatre RUSSIAN LOOK,New Stage of Aleksandrinsky Theatre; in the festival Savonlinna Ballet Festival, Savonlinna (Finland) and final in the festival MDF (Mediterraneo Dance Festival), Reggio di Calabria (Italy), participation in choreography for Daniele Sibilli (Italy), Joeri Dubbe and Carolina Mancuso (Holland, NDT). She Attend Exchange Program in Conny Janssen Danst Home, Rotterdam (Holland). Workshops and choreography with Davide Bellotta and Mariko Shimodo (Holland). SYTYCD 4 season top 40(Russia). She Participate Human-specific performance «Venus Labyrinths» , Nullo Facchini (Cantabile 2) and in the Immersive show «Faceless» Saint-Petersburg (Russia).Trained by Natal’ya Kasparova ( Saint-Petersburg, Vasiliy Kozar'(Kiev, Ukraine), Konstantin Koval’ (Kiev,Ukraine), Igor Taranuschenko (Kiev, Ukraine), she makes workshops with Celia Amade, Dor Mamalia, Menghan Lou, Laura Aris Alvarez, Marta Coronado, Inaki Azpillaga, Emilie Jacomet, Mohamed Toukabri, Mariko Shimodo, Davide Bellotta, Joeri Dubbe, Carolina Mancuso, Graham Adey, Simon Werhli, Noa Zuk, Yaniv Avraham, Osnat Kelner, Yaniv Mintzer, Ofir Yudilevich, Yaara Moses, Tomislav English, Rakesh Sukesh, Peter Jasko, Daniele Sibilli, Urmas Poolamets, Artyom Volosov etc.
Ann Balaeva. Student on Saint-Petersburg University of the Humanities and Social Sciences, dancer and choreographer.
Winner and First Degree of the World Cup dance show (2013). Dancer in TESOTA Dance Company (2015-2017). Performed: «Even the mute are talking», «Fool yourself», «By birthright», «Life through glass».
Also at Centre for Dance “Kannon Dance”, St. Petersburg.
Was trained by: Noa Zuk (Israel, 2016), Nerea Martinez (Germany, 2016), Marion Sparber (Germany,2016), Lilia Burdinskaya (Russia, 2017), Olya Vasileva (Russia, 2018), Ksenia Mikheeva (Russia, 2018).
Nikita Markelov: Socio-cultural Technology and Innovation Governer College graduate; dancer of Sasha Kukin Dance Company for 3 years; performer in opera “Oedipus the King” at Alexandrinsky Theater, Director – Viktor Vysocky; dancer of “Firebird” by Régis Obadia; scholarship awardee for teaching under supervision of Spanish choreographers – Iratxe Ansa and Igor Bacovich; also was learning contemporary dance from Joerri Dubbe, Carolina Mancuso, Ivan Perez, Celia Amade, Dor Mamalia; as a dancer in Ksenia Miheeva Project performed at “THE COMPLETIST” (Golden Mask 2018 nominee), “Wind”, “The «Сh» Circumstances” , “Thunder”.