The youngest winner of the National Theatre Award “The Golden Mask”

Vladimir Varnava was born on June 01, 1988 in Kurgan (Russia) in the family of theatrical designers Vladimir and Irina Varnava.

Since his early childhood Vladimir was engaged in creative work. He combined the receiving of secondary education with attending both the school of art and the music school (violin as a major) also he studied at the studio of contemporary dance.

In 2003 he entered the College of Culture and Arts for gifted children of the North in Khanty - Mansyisk.

September 21-22, premiere of the ballet «1234» The second stage of the Bolshoi Drama Theater / Saint Petersburg /

2019

July 23 - 28, the festival «Form» workshop of the M. Didenko, V. Varnava and P. Semchenko. Bread factory / Moscow /

2019

May 26, Vladimir Varnava creates performance for the ShortParis group GlavClub / Moscow /

2019

May 6 - «Keep Calm». «Creative workshop of young choreographers» of the Mariinsky Theater on tour in Zaryadye / Moscow /

2019

April 25 - 27 tour of the ballet «Le Spectre de la Rose» in the SACRÉ program. Sergey Polunin. / Tyumen, Tobolsk /

2019

April 17 performance «Lullaby of Noah / In the frame» P.Semchenko, V.Volkov, V.Varnava at the Volkov ManiFeST Cultural Center House / Moscow /

2019

March 12th premiere of a miniature Wood Rabbit. Choreographers Dor Mamaliya, Darius Novak, together with Vladimir Varnava at the evening of the Context festival. Diana Vishneva in London

2019

February 17 - 20 tour of the ballet «Fabrics» in the SACRÉ program. Sergey Polunin. / Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk /

2019

January 12 «AXE» Engineering Theater and guests in the short-term cabaret GLORIA TRANSIT «Gulffik of Truth»

2019

January 4 premiere of the miniature «Circle of Trout» at VOLKOV ManiFEST. Choreographer Vladimir Varnava. Performers: Vladimir Varnava and Ksana Koroleva

2019

August 10-12 World premiere of «Isadora” ballet set to Sergei Prokofiev “Cinderella» music. Natalia Osipova/Isadora. Segerstrom Hall. Orange County/California/

2018

May 8 The premiere of «Tissues», music Red Hot Chili Peppers. «Escabo» Space/ Saint Petersburg

2018

November 17 The premiere of «Pétrouchka» ballet. Conductor – V.Gergiev. Held at the Mariinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2017

September 11 «The Place Where I Must Return» ballet set to M. Ravel music /Bolero/, Alexander Karpov transcription for chamber choir «Festino». Gala in celebration of Diana Vishneva studio opening on New Holland Island /Saint-Petersburg/

2017

May 26 World premiere of «Pétrouchka» ballet. Music I.Stravinsky. Diana Vishneva/ Pétrouchka. Conductor – Teodor Currentzis.
Closing of the Diaghilev Festival /Perm/

2017

April 27 During the Gala in honour of «Soul of Dance” award Vladimir preformed mini-ballet the dance mini-ballet “Dream caused by the flight» Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre /Moscow/

2017

Vladimir Varnava was invited as a judge of the National Theatre Award «The Golden Mask»

2017

January 25 The premiere of  «The Bathhouse» play directed by N.Roshchin, choreographer V.Varnava. The Alexandrinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2017

January 07 Concorso Grand Prix Di Roma – Per Norcia Danza VIII Edizione – member of the award panel /Rome. Italy/

2017

August 27 «Ardani 25 Dance Gala” – Tour De Force III “Clay» ballet. Segerstrom Hall. Orange County /California/

2016

July 21-24 The premiere of «The Fairy’s Kiss». Garnier Opéra de Monte - Carlo /Monaco/

2016

January 30 «Big Ballet» project on «Rossiya-Culture» TV channel. Duo from the ballet «Stony Shore». Choreographer V. Varnava. Music by A. Karpov /Moscow/

2016

July 30 World premiere of  «Mozart and Salieri» ballet. The Mikhailovsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2015

March 21 A Creative Workshop of Young Choreographers. Ballet «Clay» premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2015

December 26 The premiere of mutual project of V. Varnava and E. Anisimov «The Diary of a Madman». Skorohod venue /Saint Petersburg/

2014

May 12 Vladimir takes part in «Requiem» ballet, choreohrapher B. Eifman. Eifman Ballet /Saint Petersburg/

2014

April 13 Within the framework of Creative Workshop of Young Choreographers there was a premiere of mini-ballet «Keep Calm» by V. Varnava at the Mariinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2014

December 6 Vladimir has become the winner of the International Festival of Contemporary Choreography «CONTEXT. Diana Vishneva». (Youngchoreographers’ contest). «The Little Match Girl» production /Moscow/

2013

June 16 Vladimir gets the honorary diploma for his choreography of the ballet «Dream caused by the flight». XII International Contest of Ballet Dancersand Choreographers. The Bolshoi Theatre /Moscow/

2013

March 9 Within the framework of Creative Workshop of Young Choreographers there was a premiere of mini-ballet «A Window Overlooking the Middle of Winter». Mariinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2013

May 16 Mini-ballet «Beginning» was staged specially for the Principal dancer of the Mariinsky Theatre Igor Kolb. Choreographer V. Varnava  /Saint Petersburg/

2012

April 23 Vladimir bacame the National Theatre Award «Harlequin» holder for the role of Fritz/Buffon in «The Nutcracker» ballet. Musical Theatre ofRepublic of Karelia /Petrozavodsk/

2011

2008-2011г. Владимир на позиции солиста танцует классический и современный репертуар в Музыкальном театре республики Карелия

2008
2019

August 22, Russian premiere of a Wood Rabbit. Choreographers: Dor Mamalia, Darius Novak, Vladimir Varnava for the Context festival. Diana Vishneva. New Holland / St. Petersburg /

2019

June 21st XXV street theater festival performance «Ribs to Ribs». P.Semchenko, V.Volkov, V.Varnava / Arkhangelsk /

2019

May 24 - 26 premiere of the «Carmen» polyform in Zaryadye / Moscow

2019

May 3 round table «Dance culture of modern Russia: the possibilities of dialogue of folk stage dance in life and on stage» / Krasnoyarsk /

2019

April 24 performance «Red Square», dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the Taganka Theater / Moscow /

2019

April 12 - 14, the ballet «Fabrics» in the space of the Maison45 club / Moscow /

2019

March 8th premiere of the Wood Rabbit miniature. Choreographers Dor Mamaliya, Darius Novak, together with Vladimir Varnava at the evening of the Context festival. Diana Vishneva in Tel Aviv

2019

January 14 - 26 At the invitation of Mauro Astolfi Vladimir works as a coach at «DAF Arts Faculty» /Italy/

2019

January 8 is a one-day festival «Forms of Dance». The new stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater and the Escabo Contemporary Choreography Workshop. The scene of modern dance was presented the ballets «Le Spectre de la rose» and «Tissue».

2018

September 21-22 The premiere of  «Isadora”  ballet set to Sergei Prokofiev “Cinderella» music. Natalia Osipova/Isadora. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre/ Moscow

2018

May 11 «Alice in Wonderland» play directed by M.Didenko, choreographer V.Varnava. Taganka Theatre/ Moscow/

2018

January 04-22 At the invitation of Mauro Astolfi Vladimir works as a coach at «DAF Arts Faculty» /Italy/

2017

October 20 «The Heart of a Dog» play directed by M.Didenko, choreographer V. Varnava. Priiut Komedianta Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2017

June 30 The premiere of  «Yaroslavna. The Eclipse» ballet set to B.Tischenko music. Cunductor – V. Gergiev. Mariinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2017

May 11 The premiere of the «Circus» play directed by M.Didenko, choreographer V.Varnava. State Theatre of Nations /Moscow/

2017

April 04 «The Dreamers» using Daft Punk music. Ardani Artists project in cooperation with the Mariinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2017

February 14 The premiere of the ballet  «Le spectre de la rose”. Music by A.Karpov and Karl Maria von Weber. “Dances About Love» RAMT (Russian Academic Youth Theatre) /Moscow/

2017

January 13 Vladimir as an actor takes part in the play  «Glory Fades» staged by AXE Theatre. Erarta /Saint Petersburg/

2016

December 07  «In The Frame”  Mutual project of P.Semchenko, V.Volkov and V.Varnava. After N.Gogol short story “The Portrait». Erarta /Saint Petersburg/

2016

August 19-20 «Ardani 25 Dance Gala”. Ballet “Clay» was shown at New York City Center /New York/

2016

February 25 Play «Today. 2016 - …» Director V.Fokin, choreographer V.Varnava. New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2015

August 07 Within the framework of the program «Solo For Two” ballet “Mozart and Salieri» was shown. New York City Center /New York/

2015

May 13 The premiere of «Stony Shore» ballet within the framework of the special program of Ballet evening in memory of the 70-th anniversary of Victory Day. Leonid Yacobson Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2015

January 13 Vladimir takes part in the auction organized by the foundation of D.Korzun and Ch.Hamatova GIFT OF LIFE. The main topic of the ceremony was «The Nutcracker» fairytale.

2014

December 24 Vladimir gets «The Saint Petersburg Youth Award in the Cultural Sphere and Artistic Creation»

2014

April 18 Award Ceremony of the National Theatre Award «The Golden Mask”. Vladimir won in the category “The Best Male Role. Ballet/Contemporary Dance” for the ballet “Passenger»

2014

January Vladimir does one week apprenticeship at the school «Atelier de Paris» with the outstanding choreographer Carolyn Carlson /France/

2013

August 30 Vladimir takes part in the project «Dance platform» as a choreographer/ Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre /Ekaterinburg/

2013

April 21 World premiere of the ballet «Plus. Minus. Zero». Evening With Prima Ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre and Étoile of La Scala Theatre Svetlana Zakharova. Music by A. Pärt. Dancers: S. Zakharova and V. Varnava The Bolshoi Theatre /Moscow/

2012

On May 27 during «Open Look” Festival the ballet “Passenger» had its premiere. This is a mutual project of Vladimir Varnava and Maxim Didenko. Bryantsev Youth Theatre /St. Petersburg/

2011

November 30 The premiere of «Pulcinella» ballet at the International «Stravinsky’s opuses» project. Music by I. Stravinsky. Choreography by V. Varnava. Musical Theatre of Republic of Karelia /Petrozavodsk/

2010

Award Ceremony of the National Theatre Award «The Golden Mask”. Vladimir got the prize in the category “The Best Male Role in Ballet” for performing Mercutio in “Romeo and Juliet». Musical Theatre of Republic of Karelia. Petrozavodsk

2007

Владимир закончил ханты-мансийский колледж культуры и искусств /Ханты-Мансийск/

2019

September 21-22, premiere of the ballet «1234» The second stage of the Bolshoi Drama Theater / Saint Petersburg /

2019

August 22, Russian premiere of a Wood Rabbit. Choreographers: Dor Mamalia, Darius Novak, Vladimir Varnava for the Context festival. Diana Vishneva. New Holland / St. Petersburg /

2019

July 23 - 28, the festival «Form» workshop of the M. Didenko, V. Varnava and P. Semchenko. Bread factory / Moscow /

2019

June 21st XXV street theater festival performance «Ribs to Ribs». P.Semchenko, V.Volkov, V.Varnava / Arkhangelsk /

2019

May 26, Vladimir Varnava creates performance for the ShortParis group GlavClub / Moscow /

2019

May 24 - 26 premiere of the «Carmen» polyform in Zaryadye / Moscow

2019

May 6 - «Keep Calm». «Creative workshop of young choreographers» of the Mariinsky Theater on tour in Zaryadye / Moscow /

2019

May 3 round table «Dance culture of modern Russia: the possibilities of dialogue of folk stage dance in life and on stage» / Krasnoyarsk /

2019

April 25 - 27 tour of the ballet «Le Spectre de la Rose» in the SACRÉ program. Sergey Polunin. / Tyumen, Tobolsk /

2019

April 24 performance «Red Square», dedicated to the 55th anniversary of the Taganka Theater / Moscow /

2019

April 17 performance «Lullaby of Noah / In the frame» P.Semchenko, V.Volkov, V.Varnava at the Volkov ManiFeST Cultural Center House / Moscow /

2019

April 12 - 14, the ballet «Fabrics» in the space of the Maison45 club / Moscow /

2019

March 12th premiere of a miniature Wood Rabbit. Choreographers Dor Mamaliya, Darius Novak, together with Vladimir Varnava at the evening of the Context festival. Diana Vishneva in London

2019

March 8th premiere of the Wood Rabbit miniature. Choreographers Dor Mamaliya, Darius Novak, together with Vladimir Varnava at the evening of the Context festival. Diana Vishneva in Tel Aviv

2019

February 17 - 20 tour of the ballet «Fabrics» in the SACRÉ program. Sergey Polunin. / Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk /

2019

January 14 - 26 At the invitation of Mauro Astolfi Vladimir works as a coach at «DAF Arts Faculty» /Italy/

2019

January 12 «AXE» Engineering Theater and guests in the short-term cabaret GLORIA TRANSIT «Gulffik of Truth»

2019

January 8 is a one-day festival «Forms of Dance». The new stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater and the Escabo Contemporary Choreography Workshop. The scene of modern dance was presented the ballets «Le Spectre de la rose» and «Tissue».

2019

January 4 premiere of the miniature «Circle of Trout» at VOLKOV ManiFEST. Choreographer Vladimir Varnava. Performers: Vladimir Varnava and Ksana Koroleva

2018

September 21-22 The premiere of  «Isadora”  ballet set to Sergei Prokofiev “Cinderella» music. Natalia Osipova/Isadora. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre/ Moscow

2018

August 10-12 World premiere of «Isadora” ballet set to Sergei Prokofiev “Cinderella» music. Natalia Osipova/Isadora. Segerstrom Hall. Orange County/California/

2018

May 11 «Alice in Wonderland» play directed by M.Didenko, choreographer V.Varnava. Taganka Theatre/ Moscow/

2018

May 8 The premiere of «Tissues», music Red Hot Chili Peppers. «Escabo» Space/ Saint Petersburg

2018

January 04-22 At the invitation of Mauro Astolfi Vladimir works as a coach at «DAF Arts Faculty» /Italy/

2017

November 17 The premiere of «Pétrouchka» ballet. Conductor – V.Gergiev. Held at the Mariinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2017

October 20 «The Heart of a Dog» play directed by M.Didenko, choreographer V. Varnava. Priiut Komedianta Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2017

September 11 «The Place Where I Must Return» ballet set to M. Ravel music /Bolero/, Alexander Karpov transcription for chamber choir «Festino». Gala in celebration of Diana Vishneva studio opening on New Holland Island /Saint-Petersburg/

2017

June 30 The premiere of  «Yaroslavna. The Eclipse» ballet set to B.Tischenko music. Cunductor – V. Gergiev. Mariinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2017

May 26 World premiere of «Pétrouchka» ballet. Music I.Stravinsky. Diana Vishneva/ Pétrouchka. Conductor – Teodor Currentzis.
Closing of the Diaghilev Festival /Perm/

2017

May 11 The premiere of the «Circus» play directed by M.Didenko, choreographer V.Varnava. State Theatre of Nations /Moscow/

2017

April 27 During the Gala in honour of «Soul of Dance” award Vladimir preformed mini-ballet the dance mini-ballet “Dream caused by the flight» Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre /Moscow/

2017

April 04 «The Dreamers» using Daft Punk music. Ardani Artists project in cooperation with the Mariinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2017

Vladimir Varnava was invited as a judge of the National Theatre Award «The Golden Mask»

2017

February 14 The premiere of the ballet  «Le spectre de la rose”. Music by A.Karpov and Karl Maria von Weber. “Dances About Love» RAMT (Russian Academic Youth Theatre) /Moscow/

2017

January 25 The premiere of  «The Bathhouse» play directed by N.Roshchin, choreographer V.Varnava. The Alexandrinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2017

January 13 Vladimir as an actor takes part in the play  «Glory Fades» staged by AXE Theatre. Erarta /Saint Petersburg/

2017

January 07 Concorso Grand Prix Di Roma – Per Norcia Danza VIII Edizione – member of the award panel /Rome. Italy/

2016

December 07  «In The Frame”  Mutual project of P.Semchenko, V.Volkov and V.Varnava. After N.Gogol short story “The Portrait». Erarta /Saint Petersburg/

2016

August 27 «Ardani 25 Dance Gala” – Tour De Force III “Clay» ballet. Segerstrom Hall. Orange County /California/

2016

August 19-20 «Ardani 25 Dance Gala”. Ballet “Clay» was shown at New York City Center /New York/

2016

July 21-24 The premiere of «The Fairy’s Kiss». Garnier Opéra de Monte - Carlo /Monaco/

2016

February 25 Play «Today. 2016 - …» Director V.Fokin, choreographer V.Varnava. New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2016

January 30 «Big Ballet» project on «Rossiya-Culture» TV channel. Duo from the ballet «Stony Shore». Choreographer V. Varnava. Music by A. Karpov /Moscow/

2015

August 07 Within the framework of the program «Solo For Two” ballet “Mozart and Salieri» was shown. New York City Center /New York/

2015

July 30 World premiere of  «Mozart and Salieri» ballet. The Mikhailovsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2015

May 13 The premiere of «Stony Shore» ballet within the framework of the special program of Ballet evening in memory of the 70-th anniversary of Victory Day. Leonid Yacobson Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2015

March 21 A Creative Workshop of Young Choreographers. Ballet «Clay» premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2015

January 13 Vladimir takes part in the auction organized by the foundation of D.Korzun and Ch.Hamatova GIFT OF LIFE. The main topic of the ceremony was «The Nutcracker» fairytale.

2014

December 26 The premiere of mutual project of V. Varnava and E. Anisimov «The Diary of a Madman». Skorohod venue /Saint Petersburg/

2014

December 24 Vladimir gets «The Saint Petersburg Youth Award in the Cultural Sphere and Artistic Creation»

2014

May 12 Vladimir takes part in «Requiem» ballet, choreohrapher B. Eifman. Eifman Ballet /Saint Petersburg/

2014

April 18 Award Ceremony of the National Theatre Award «The Golden Mask”. Vladimir won in the category “The Best Male Role. Ballet/Contemporary Dance” for the ballet “Passenger»

2014

April 13 Within the framework of Creative Workshop of Young Choreographers there was a premiere of mini-ballet «Keep Calm» by V. Varnava at the Mariinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2014

January Vladimir does one week apprenticeship at the school «Atelier de Paris» with the outstanding choreographer Carolyn Carlson /France/

2013

December 6 Vladimir has become the winner of the International Festival of Contemporary Choreography «CONTEXT. Diana Vishneva». (Youngchoreographers’ contest). «The Little Match Girl» production /Moscow/

2013

August 30 Vladimir takes part in the project «Dance platform» as a choreographer/ Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre /Ekaterinburg/

2013

June 16 Vladimir gets the honorary diploma for his choreography of the ballet «Dream caused by the flight». XII International Contest of Ballet Dancersand Choreographers. The Bolshoi Theatre /Moscow/

2013

April 21 World premiere of the ballet «Plus. Minus. Zero». Evening With Prima Ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre and Étoile of La Scala Theatre Svetlana Zakharova. Music by A. Pärt. Dancers: S. Zakharova and V. Varnava The Bolshoi Theatre /Moscow/

2013

March 9 Within the framework of Creative Workshop of Young Choreographers there was a premiere of mini-ballet «A Window Overlooking the Middle of Winter». Mariinsky Theatre /Saint Petersburg/

2012

On May 27 during «Open Look” Festival the ballet “Passenger» had its premiere. This is a mutual project of Vladimir Varnava and Maxim Didenko. Bryantsev Youth Theatre /St. Petersburg/

2012

May 16 Mini-ballet «Beginning» was staged specially for the Principal dancer of the Mariinsky Theatre Igor Kolb. Choreographer V. Varnava  /Saint Petersburg/

2011

November 30 The premiere of «Pulcinella» ballet at the International «Stravinsky’s opuses» project. Music by I. Stravinsky. Choreography by V. Varnava. Musical Theatre of Republic of Karelia /Petrozavodsk/

2011

April 23 Vladimir bacame the National Theatre Award «Harlequin» holder for the role of Fritz/Buffon in «The Nutcracker» ballet. Musical Theatre ofRepublic of Karelia /Petrozavodsk/

2010

Award Ceremony of the National Theatre Award «The Golden Mask”. Vladimir got the prize in the category “The Best Male Role in Ballet” for performing Mercutio in “Romeo and Juliet». Musical Theatre of Republic of Karelia. Petrozavodsk

2008

2008-2011г. Владимир на позиции солиста танцует классический и современный репертуар в Музыкальном театре республики Карелия

2007

Владимир закончил ханты-мансийский колледж культуры и искусств /Ханты-Мансийск/