Anna Kozonina is a dance critic, researcher and performance artist based in Saint Petersburg. Since 2015 she has been observing the Russian contemporary dance scene with a focus on emerging dance artists and multidisciplinary projects that bring together dance, performance and visual arts. Since 2017 she has been reviewing pieces by various European choreographers. As well as obtaining an MA in Political Science and Linguistics, she studied performance theory at the National Centre for Contemporary Art, and contemporary dance in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. She is currently giving lectures on dance and performance theory in Russian cultural centres, curating educational programmes and writing about dance for a several art magazines.