Alexandra Konnikova is a choreographer and dancer. She graduated from the Gnesin State Musical University with a diploma in musical theatre acting. Later she studied contemporary dance and improvisation in the Class of Expressive Plastic Movement under Gennady Abramov at the School of Dramatic Art.
In 1999 she co-founded the PO.V.STANTSY dance company and has been involved in all the company's projects as a creator and performer (among them Blood; Bugs, Anticipation/Aftertaste/Song and Shum Zo, The Practice of Probability, We Were Here, and The Ark (2017). Her solo projects include The Journey Diary; and The Dance that Lives in Me. From 2007 to 2010 she collaborated with the TSEKH festival as initiator and curator of projects on the development of Russian contemporary dance; was co-curator along with Art-Residence of ROOM ROOM ROOM, a festival of indoor performance and dance; and was curator of the 5 Solo project at the ZIL Culture Center.
She conducts laboratories in the field of movement and performance studies; and manages the Action Performance Laboratory project with the support of the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre.