Participant Profile

Alexandra Manuylenko


As the administrative director for Provincial Dances Theatre in Yekaterinburg, Manuylenko deals with public relations, funding, organizing Russian and international tours and production. This avant-garde company has performed throughout the world and is the winner of numerous awards. Manuylenko is interested in effective methods of outreach and communication with members of the public who may not be familiar with contemporary dance. She hoped to become familiar with dance and theater administration, festival organization, street theater events and publicity strategies in the US and to explore opportunities for international collaboration.