Nadezhda Kalinina is a choreographer of more than 60 choreographic performances and miniatures for various theatrical and concert programs.
She is a Chief Choreographer of the Omsk State Musical Theater, Winner of the 8th International Theatre Forum The Golden Knight (a ballet The Overcoat, 2010), Recipient of the Silver Award at the 1st Federal Festival Theatrical Olympus (a ballet The Overcoat, 2011), Winner of the 4th Russian festival Volga Theater Seasons in the nomination Best Choreography (The Idiot, 2018).
Nadezhda worked and continues to work in such genres as opera, operetta, and musicals.
Her ballets were staged in theatres of Russia and other countries, including the Mariinsky Theater, the St. Petersburg Chamber Opera Company, the St Petersburg Theater of Musical Comedy, the Voronezh State Opera and Ballet Theater, the National Opera and Ballet Theater of Baiseitova, the Rostov State Musical Theater, the Omsk State Musical Theater, the Musical Theater of the Republic of Karelia, the Sverdlovsk State Theater of Musical Comedy, the St. Petersburg State Theater Through the Looking Glass, Teatro Lirico Cagliari, and others.
As a production designer, Sergey has worked on over seventy productions in theatres in Russia and throughout Europe.
Sergey Novikov is referred to as “a young, advanced artist”. His scenery and costumes “surprise and delight. They are so colorfuland airy that they make one believe in the burning flight of the firebird, because of the lightness of the horses,the grace and swiftness of the skate-hunchback. And even in magic! ”
Sergey is the recipient of the “Golden Sofit”, St Petersburg’s most prestigious theatre prize in a nomination “The best work by a designer” for his set designs for the production “Andrei Ivanovich Comes home”, as well as the Recipient of the Governor of the Omsk Region’s Prize “For Merit in the Development of Culture and the Arts”.
Principal Ballet Mistress
Tatyana Linnik graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet. Immediately after that she was invited to the ballet troupe of the Mikhailovsky Theater.
From 1998 to 2009 she danced at the Mariinsky Theater, performing the entire classical and characteristic corps de ballet and coryphaeus repertoire, as well as solo parts in the ballets “Swan Lake”, “Giselle”, “The Fountain of Bakhchisarai”, “Sylphide” and in many others.
Since 2009, Tatiana Linnik transmits her creative experience to young dancers as a teacher of the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet, Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.
In addition, the teaching skills of Tatiana Linnik are in demand in many countries of the world – workshops under her leadership are held in France, Italy, Finland, Portugal and Spain.
SFX Makeup Designer
Irina Strukova was born in Kazakhstan.
Over the past 20 years she has built a formidable career in makeup and special makeup effects design.
She graduated the Academy of Architecture and Design in her native city of Almaty and started by designing and curating large-scale fashion and entertainment events.
In Moscow she began to focus on film and TV drama makeup and soon became the head of the makeup department in one of the best-known film and TV companies in Russia.
Irina is the recipient of various international awards in Art and Makeup, including the Grand Pix in the World International Makeup championship in Dusseldorf.
Her credits include such projects as Book of Legends: Mysterious Forest ( 2012), Zhat (2015), Marco Polo (Netflix 2014-2016), and most recently, Crazy Rich Asians (2018).