Competition for young choreographers
The finalists of the Competition of choreographers Context Lab-2018:
Konstantin Matulevsky (Moscow)
Irina Kononova (Stavropol)
Anna Schekleina (Ekaterinburg)
Olga Timoshenko (Moscow)
Alexey Kononov (St. Petersburg)
The finalists of the competition of young choreographers will showcase their works in Moscow and St. Petersburg at the special event titled Context Lab. The winner of the competition will traditionally receive a grant to undertake an internship in one of the world’s leading dance companies or contemporary dance centers.
The jury of the contest traditionally consists of the prima ballerina and founder of the festival Diana Vishneva, the curator of the international program of the festival Samuel Wursten, as well as the maîtres of contemporary choreography: Hans van Manen, Alexei Miroshnichenko, Vyacheslav Samodurov and others. In 2016, Mats Ek, the largest Swedish choreographer and one of the iconic figures of the ballet theater, took part in the work of the jury.