East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) supports the
development of contemporary performing arts (dance and theatre)
in 18 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
Anton Ovchinnikov - Choreographer
Anton Ovchinnikov is the director and founder of the Black O!Range Dance Theatre. He graduated from the Kiev National University of Culture and Arts in 2000, where he specialized in modern jazz and contemporary dance.
After completing his studies, he has traveled around Europe and taken classes from various contemporary dance teachers at leading European dance festivals.
Since 2005, Anton Ovchinnikov has been teaching contemporary dance and jazz at the Kiev National University of Culture and Arts. In 2008, he began working with a group of university students who were later to become the basis of the Black O!Range Dance Theater. Since their first staging of "Syndrome of Parallelism", Black O!Range has been one of the leading independent dance theatres in Ukraine.
Anton Ovchinnikov is also the producer of the Contemporary Dance Festival "ZELYONKA-FEST"