Participant Profile

Elena Tupyseva

Performing Arts

Elena Tupyseva is the Director of the Theatre Ballet Moscow. She graduated from the Department of Producers of the Russian Academy of Theater Arts (GITIS), followed by an internship at National Dance Center “DanceEast” in the UK. She was also a fellow of a 3-year program for leaders of cultural organization at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, DC, USA.

In 2001, Elena became co-founder and director of the Contemporary Dance Center TsEKh, leading the annual International Dance Theater Festival “TsEKh» and the International Contemporary Dance Summer School TsEKh. She is a partner of the European dance project Aerowaves, and was also a curator of Intradance, held jointly by the French Cultural Center and the German Goethe Institute. In 2011, Elena was a member of the music jury of the National Theater Award and Festival “Golden Mask”.