Михаил Колегов

Biography

In 2002, he graduated from the Perm State Choreographic School. In 2017, he was accepted into the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS).

In 2004-13, he was a soloist and leading choreographer of the contemporary dance troupe of the Russian Chamber Ballet Moscow. In the season 2013/14, he joined the company of the Moscow State Musical Theatre of Plastic Ballet New Ballet.

In 2010-19, he worked as choreographer for the Olympic Reserve Figure Skating School (sport dances). Participated in staging programs for members of national teams (Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Cyprus, Kazakhstan).

His first major work as a choreographer was the Three Sisters. Action 2. The Dream gains ageperformance in 2013 (music by F. Venturas, directed by A. Bartenev, Open Stage Theater Project).

As an independent choreographer he has staged plastique shows and performances: The Century of Russian Avant-Garde at The Rose Ball in Monaco (Monte Carlo, directed by Karl Lagerfeld).
Within the framework of the International Festival of Contemporary Choreography CONTEXT. Diana Vishneva as a finalist and diploma winner released a one-act work Take Me Away, featuring the leading soloists of the actual troupe of Ballet Moscow.

In 2017 he made his debut at the Bolshoi Theater as a soloist and assistant choreographer for the opera The Snow Maiden by N. Rimsky-Korsakov. At the Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre he worked as a choreographer at the productions: Bright Road 19.17 by A.Molochnikov (2018), The Night of People Fallen in Love. Scenes and Songs from the Legendary Films About Love (2018), The Snow Queen based on the story of the same name by H. Ch. Andersen (2018), Twelve Months based on the play of the same name by S. Marshak (2019) and others.

He collaborated with many famous directors: A. Titel, I. Popovsky, A. Molochnikov, A. Lobodayev, V. Pimenov, A. Bartenev among others.

In 2019, he acted as ballet master-director at the production of the musical Robin Hood at the Ivanovo Music Theater, where after the premiere he became Chief Ballet Master. Among the works there: the musical The Little Humpbacked Horse (2019); the plastique divertissement Say: I Love You (stage director, 2020); Polovtsian Dances from the opera Prince Igor (idea, staging, choreography, costumes, 2020); musical comedy Love and Doves (choreographer, 2020); operetta The Merry Widow (choreographer, 2020).

In 2021, he acted as ballet master-director in the MTYuZ production of Mowgli, marking the theater's centennial; took part in the production of the world’s first immersive musical for children Zumer (ARTPLAY space)

In 2020, he was a jury member at the Open Russian Ballet Dancers Competition Arabesque named after E. Maximova in Perm.

In 2017, he made his debut at the Bolshoi Theatre as a soloist and assistant choreographer for the opera The Snow Maiden by N. Rimsky-Korsakov.
In 2021, he prepared the premiere of D. Shostakovich’s operetta Moscow, Cheryomushki as director of plastique and choreographer at the Chamber Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre.