A portrait photography of a smiling male person.

Anton Ovchinnikov (UKR)

(born 1971) – choreographer, performer, curator, educator. In 1989-1991 he served in the Soviet army. He was a dancer with the Hollywood Ballet in Kiev, then completed his master’s degree at the National University of Culture and Arts in Kiev. He has been the artistic director of the Black O!Range company since 2008, and the artistic director of the Zelyonka Space UP international dance festival in Kiev since 2010. In 2015, he co-founded the all-Ukrainian association Contemporary Dance Platform, serving as president of the institution until today. Since 2018, he has been a member of the expert panel of the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation.