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7 May

Last week, a participant of the Vladimir Vasiliev Workshop Arina Panfilovа had been working with the Voronezh ballet dancers



In the center of Arina Panfilova's choreographic research is doom and take-off attempt in the works of Andrey Platonov. 


- In my opinion, the works of Andrey Platonov are extremely masculine. They help to look at the world through the eyes of a man, and it is a very good experience, - said Arina. - Platonov is a painful author, the impression of his works stay in your mind for a long time. Despite this, through the tragedy of a child in my miniature I try to bring the viewer to the light. I think I'm still trying to find my own Platonov, and this project helps to rediscover the writer.

Arina Panfilova is the artistic director of the Arina Panfilova Experimental Dance Theatre in Perm, the daughter of a famous choreographer Yevgeni Panfilov and former soloist in his theatre. At 12, she danced Nabokov’s Lolita, at 14 - Juliet in the well-known Panfilov ballet "Romeo and Juliet." In 2004 she became the president of the "Yevgeiy Panfilov Fund."

Arina Panfilova has won the second prize of the choreographer and press jury prize for the best contemporary dance number created for the XII Russian Open Ballet Competition "Arabesque". The same year she received a prize of the XXV International Festival of Modern Choreography in Vitebsk (IFMC).