Olga Labovkina is a dancer, choreographer and performer working in the fields of contemporary dance, visual art, movement theatre and performance. She is a graduate of the Scientific-creative Laboratory for the Composition of Modern Forms of Dance at the Vaganova Ballet Academy. In 2008, she founded and is artistic director of KARAKULI dance theatre (http://labovkinaolga.com/en/karakuli-dance-theatre.html). She has presented her productions at international festivals and participated in various projects in Russia, Poland, the Netherlands, Italy, Slovakia, Lithuania and Ukraine. As a dance artist and choreographer, she has conducted her projects within residency contexts, for example: KORZO (the Netherlands) and Vitlycke Center for Performing Arts (Sweden).