Category: Interviews

Heiner Goebbels by Olympia Orlova


December 8, 2015 - Interviews, Places, Practice - 0 Comments - Standard

In the beginning of October a reknowh director and professor at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies Heiner Goebbels visited Moscow with one of his works, that were shown at Territoriya Festival. We talked with Heiner on the importance of live arts in the time of Internet and technologies, the unique culture of the Institute and […]

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DANCE AS THEATRE. Interview with Alexander Pepelyayev

May 27, 2015 - Interviews, History - 0 Comments - Standard

In anticipation of the “Café Idiot” premiere we got a rare opportunity to talk with its stage director, one of the oldest figures in contemporary dance in Russia Alexander Pepelyayev. We had thirty minutes to try and sort out why dance is called “visual theatre”, how “code” works, and “how it all began”.

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May 15, 2015 - Interviews, Places - 0 Comments - Standard

Contemporary dance has wider geography then we could imagine. Month ago we found ourselves in the amazing place on the edge of the earth virtually – in the regional center of contemporary dance of Northern Norway, in the Hammerfest. Inspired by the center activities, we talked with it’s director Susanne Naess Nielsen about independent dance […]


AGRIPPINA LAB. Interview with Alexey Fomkin

March 27, 2015 - Interviews - 0 Comments - Standard

Alexei Viktorovich Fomkin, current artistic director of Tanzhaus at Moskvich culture centre, recently left his position as vice rector of the Vaganova Ballet Academy. One of his major achievements in his previous job was opening a master’s program for contemporary dance choreographers, the program that’s known for its radicality. We were interested in talking to […]

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CODA – EDUCATING THROUGH PRACTICE. Interview with Dina Khuseyn.

February 12, 2015 - Interviews, Practice - 0 Comments - Standard

In early March “Theatre Institute” project launches a laboratory called SOTA (CODA) in Moscow aimed at developing a new educational format known and well-established in the West. Shortly before application deadline for participants we spoke about the principles, structure and ambitions of the laboratory with the project curator Dina Khuseyn.


WRITING DANCE: Interview with Jonathan Burrows.

November 28, 2014 - Interviews, Practice, Theory - 0 Comments - Standard

This summer we took part in Jonathan Burrows ‘s workshop called «Writing dancing», where he proposed to investigate choreographic process, re-examine and extend our notions of how a dance can be made and what it can communicate to someone watching it. Leaving workshop with lots of fruitful thoughts we decided to share them with you […]


MEDIA PERFORMANCE. Interview with curator of the festival of media performances at “Platform”.

June 27, 2014 - Interviews, Events - 0 Comments - Standard

The international festival of media performances at “Platform” was held for the third time. It gives us a rare opportunity to see experimental, alternative projects without going abroad and sometimes even before they appear at big festivals (the projects of two performers presented at “Platform” were included into “8 tension” program of ImPulsTanz festival and […]