Anastasia Nefyodova graduated from the production department of the Moscow Art Theatre School. During her training period, she worked as a designer on graduation performances at the Art Theatre School and the Shchepkin Institute. In her final year, she created the costumes for Georgy Isaakyan’s opera Don Pasquale at the Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre (Golden Mask award for best opera performance).
Nefyodova completed an internship at the Staatstheatre, Germany. Upon returning to Moscow, she continued working as a costume and set designer (Champions directed by Oleg Tabakov at the Tabakov Theatre, Children of the Priest directed by Alexander Ogarev at the Pushkin Theatre and others). As a production and costume designer in films, she has worked on more than 20 films and TV series (Inhale-Exhale by Ivan Dykhovichny, Moscow 2017 by Jamie Bradshaw and Alexander Dulerain, and others). She made a number of successful films with Marius Weisberg: Love in the Big City-2, 8 First Dates, and Napoleon vs. Rzhevsky. For the Perets (Pepper) TV channel, she created the witty Fashion Collection, and worked on children's television as the host of reports on fashion and style for teenagers. She has participated in numerous group and individual exhibitions in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Voronezh.
She has been the Chief Designer of the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre since 2013.
She created a unique collection of more than 350 extravagant costumes for Boris Yukhananov’s The Blue Bird trilogy. Their next joint project was the opera series Drillalians, for which Anastasia Nefyodova received the Golden Mask in 2016 in the nomination Best Costume Designer in Musical Theatre.
She has been the curator of the theatre and film artist program in the design school of the Higher Economic School, teaches at Boris Yukhananov’s Studio of Individual Directing, and conducts master classes for those interested in modern theatre costumes in various cities.
In 2018, she coordinated the Theatre Parade project for the Platonov Festival in Voronezh as the artistic director of the KTOMY art group consisting of 53 artists and directors whom Anastasia brought together for the grandiose Pushkin Games theatrical procession. The parade was viewed by 36,000 people who came away having gained a diverse and unique experience.
That same year, under her artistic direction, KTOMY launched an interactive performative carpet-party in the outdoor Theatre Yard of the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre as an experience working with the texts of 1000 and One Nights.