Diana Vishneva's Context festival

Saint Petersburg

June / October 2020

Diana Vishneva's Context festival presents a Weekend in Ekaterinburg

Diana Vishneva’s Context international festival of contemporary dance goes on its first tour. The festival will come to Ekaterinburg on 17-18 March 2018 with an intensive programme of its latest highlights. The festival, founded and directed by Diana Vishneva, one of the leading ballet dancers of our time and the principal dancer with the Mariinsky Ballet in St. Petersburg, aims to give the audience in Moscow and St. Petersburg access to the best achievements of modern dance. For the first time in its history, Context. Diana Vishneva will bring to Ekaterinburg an intensive programme of its iconic events: the evening of modern choreography ContextLab, the Russian premiere of the festival’s commission Asunder created by the famous choreographer Goyo Montero and performed by dancers of the Perm Opera and Ballet Theater, the screening of The Paris Opéra, workshops by leading Russian choreographers and a public talk Young choreographers: who are they and does Russia need them?