Maya Popova CV

Maya Popova

Dancer, choreographer, teacher, lives and works St.-Petersburg, Russia


1994-1999 – St.-Petersburg State Conservatory named by Rimskiy-Korsakov / Choreography Department
1991-1994 – Leningrad Regional College of Culture / Choreography Department

Teaching experience

2001 – 2014 – Vaganova Ballet Academy / Performing Department Contemporary Dance Technique, St.-Petersburg.
2007-2011 – Baltic Institute of Foreing Languages and Intercultural Cooperations/Theatre Arts Faculty, drama acting course by diretor Lev Ehrenburg , NeBDT Theatre, St.-Petersburg

Awards Contemporary Dance Technique and Improvisation

1994-1999 – winner of prises at the several competitions of young choreographers in St.-Petersburg and Petrozavodsk , Russia

Choreographer/dance piece

2010 ” Without a title” and ” My sorrow is light”, Rossiyanochka Dance Ensemble
2007 “Allegro “, Vaganova Ballet Academy , St-Petersburg
2006 – movement and dance – drama performance ” Na dne “, International Theatre Festival ” Meetings in Russia” and the Baltic House Theatre , St.-Petersburg

Video exhibitions

2015 “Lost Fragments”- exhibition, Taiga Space, St-Petersburg, Russia
2014 “ Not inTrendy”-exhibition, Gislaveds Konsthall, Sweden
2013 “Apple of my eye”-exhibition Art reflex Galery, St.Petersburg
2010 “Flash memories”- exhibition, Gallery Pfeister, Denmark
2009 “Inside i am dansing” – exhibition, Iragi gallery, Moscow

Maneken 2015 “Urbi et Orbi”, the 6th Moscow Biennale Special Project, Museum Center of RGGU, Moscow

Acrobatic Sketch
2015 “Ludwig Collection” State Russian Museum, Marable Palace,St-Petersburg
2015 “On My Way” Parallel to the 56th International Art Exhibition, Ca’ Foscari Zattere,Venice,Italy
2014 “Another capital”- NCCA St-Peterburg brunch, Moscow
2014 festivals “Now and After”, Madrid; Media festival Krasnoyarsk

2014 Manifesta10 Parallel Program “The Other Home” , St. Petersburg, Russia
2014 “Russia contemporary exhibition”, Galerie Gmurzynska, Sweetzeland

2013 videoprogram screening in frame exhibition Capital of Nowhere, A side event of the 55th Biennale of Contemporary Art, Università Ca’ Foscari,Venice, Italy
2012 Doppelganger -installation, Kiev, Shockolate House Museum
2011 Teetor – exhibition “Power of field”, St-Petersburg, Red Banner Factory
2011 Kitchen – exhibition “Dance”, Russian State Museum, St-Petersburg