Maria Sokolova

Artistic Director International Master Course, Dancer and Teacher

Maria Sokolova got her Bachelor degree in choreography at Samara State Pedagogical University. She also got her Masters degree in English philology at the Samara State University. She have studied modern and contemporary dance techniques from European , Isralian, American and Russian teachers.


Maria is a Laureate and Grand Prix prizewinner of Russian and International festivals as a dancer and choreographer. Participated at the television dance show "TANCY NA TNT" and got into the TOP-50 best dancers of the country. She also was a Participant of the Ultima Vez Company Educational Program in Brussels. 

Followed Professional courses by Provincial Dances Theatre in Russia, as well as Laboratories and Creations with Iñaki Azpillaga (Belgium) , Paul Matteson (USA), Yael Cibulski (Israel), Olga Labovkina (Belorussia), Simone Mousset (Luxembourg), Dariusz Nowak (Poland) and Dor Mamalia (Israel).

Since 2018 she became the methodist and teacher of the Studio under the name of the international famous company Provincial Dances Theatre, Russia/Yekaterinburg.

Toured throughout Russia with severals companies and performances, made her debut in Skandalisi Dance as a Dancer in 2018. 

Maria Sokolova became Artistic Director of International Master Course in 2019.

She leads school projects, teachings intensives and also giving (physical) Lectures about training and coaching. 


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