Ekaterina Galanova (Rus. Екатерина Галанова), General Manager of the DANCE OPEN Festival — giving interview to Kanal Rossiya federal TV channel during Dance Open 2015.
Ekaterina Galanova (Rus. Екатерина Галанова) is born in Leningrad. Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet (class of the legendary ballerina Natalia Dudinskaya). For several years was dancing with the Mariinsky Ballet.
In 2000 ended her stage career and started producing large-scale art projects. Her first and favourite project is the DANCE OPEN Ballet Festival, which was carried out for the first time in 2001 in St. Petersburg. Ekaterina Galanova is a consistent and frank promoter of the elegant art of choreography, who is developing and enlarging the program, organizing Ballet Galas in Russian and European cities from one year to another. Ekaterina Galanova is a one of the leading organizers of art events in Russia today.