Лариса Александрова


In 1998 Larisa Alexandrova graduated from the Chelyabinsk State Institut of Culture and Arts as a choreographer. In 2012 — Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS) with qualification “director of the musical theatre” (Roman Viktyuk`s workshop).

For nineteen years she workes as a professional dancer and choreographer in contemporary dance. She trained with leading teachers of contemporary dance in Russia and abroad. Participated in different contemporary dance festivals in Russia, Belarus, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, France, Holland.

In 1998-2002 she joining the Chelyabinsk Contemporary Dance Theater. As a member of the Company, won The Golden Mask National Theatre Award (performance Sketches from Nature, 2001).

Since 1999, Larisa Alexandrova has choreographed over thirty productions in theatres of Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Omsk, Chelyabinsk, Kemerovo, Kharkov. Collaborated with such directors as Pyotr Fomenko, Vladimir Mirzoev and others. Her work in opera with director Alexander Titel includes War and Peace by Prokofiev and Khovanshchina by Mussorgsky at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre.

In 2008-2012 she was a choreographer of the Theatre Ballet Moscow (contemporary dance cast).

Her work includes Antigone complex (2008), Les noces (2008), Casting-off (Yevgeny Panfilov Ballet Theater, Perm, 2009), which won a Golden Mask for “best modern dance work” in musical theater, Journey Against the Wind (2009), Non-finito (2010), Three sisters. Act 1 (in collaboration with Andrei Bartenev, 2012), which nominated for The Golden Mask Award, Preludes (2014), Salome (2015) and others.

Since 2010, as a director, has staged performances Balaganchik based on the works of Alexander Blok (Chelyabinsk State Drama Chamber Theatre, 2010) — Grand Prix at the XIV regional festival “Scene-2012”, A School for Fools by Sasha Sokolov (Chelyabinsk State Drama Chamber Theatre, 2013) — entered in long-list of the Golden Mask Award, season 2013/14, Autumn Marathon by Alexander Volodin (Novosibirsk Academic Youth Theatre the Globe, 2014) ballet chorus Henri by M. Sobyanina (Sverdlovsk State Academic Theater of The Musical Comedy, 2014) — entered in long-list of the Golden Mask Award, season 2014/15, musical Scarlet Sails by Maxim Dunaevsky (Omsk State Music Theater, 2016), Bach and job seekers by Itamar Moses (Chelyabinsk State Drama Chamber Theatre, 2016).

In 2017 Larisa Alexandrova took part in the Bolshoi Theatre new production of Rimsky-Korsakov`s The Snow Maiden (directed by Alexander Titel, conducted by Tugan Sokhiev).