Choreography, Movement Research, Performance
Alina Belyagina works between dance and theater with extensive use of video and text. Born in Ukraine, Alina is educated at Moscow State University of Culture and Arts (journalism). She spent three years in Poland, learning ancient Greek and Latin and working as a classical ballet teacher in Silesian Dance Theater and Rozbark Dance and Movement Theater. After moving to Germany, she began her choreographic career by participating in the residency Soltunatu Tantsu Lava The PREMIERE`17 in Tallinn, and then started working at the Free Theater Munich.
Awards: The best German dance solo 2019 Leipzig Euro Scene audience award|| Pure.Image international Solo Dance-Theater Festival Stuttgart 2020 Jury special award||Firebot.
As a dancer Alina has worked with UNITED-C, Hege Haagenrud, Isabelle Schad, Claudia Castellucci, Helena Waldmann, Alexandra Pirici among others.
Choreographic internship with Sharon Eyal (Israel Ballet.Carmen) Yasmeen Godder Company (Dance for Parkinson)
Alina's work is presented internationally on platforms such as: FMK Laos Contemporary Dance Festival, Open Look Festival Saint-Petersburg, Tanzwerkstatt Europa Munich who's next, Euro-Scene Leipzig, International Solo Tanz Theater Stuttgart, Process / Talk Tel-Aviv Suzanne Dellal Center, Soar Festival Kristiansand, Das Tanzfest Winterthur, Sommerwerft Frankfurt.
Alina's performance "The image we combat with" was selected by Young Arctic Artist'21 and supported by the Ministry of Education and Culture Finland. In 2022 she got a scholarship Kulturreferat Munich. Alina's performance "Hold me, hold me, hold" was presented at V-A-C Foundation and supported by Chanel Cultural Fund. Alina created video and movement installations for Baltic Contemporary Art Gallery (PL), Dance Atelier Reykjavik. In 2018 she was a guest choreographer for Gesher Theater. Alina's projects relate to urban space, cyberanthropology, transhumanism and xenofeminism. She is inspired by digital visualization and artworks that deal with complicated issues.
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