Maria Staroselets-Kalmykova 

Writer | Director | Creative Producer

A Multidisciplinary Creator with 15 years of experience in projects in both Russia and Worldwide.

Professional experience in various forms of performing arts, including site-specific, immersive, and multisensory performances, circus shows and festivals, film and multimedia exhibitions. Topics that are especially interesting to develop in creative projects are the transforming power of imagination, questions of human self-knowledge, social mechanisms, as well as the search for Truth and Beauty.

Laureate of international film festivals Kinotavr (2007), Avicom Festival of Audiovisual International Multimedia Patrimony (2018). Director of Slava Polunin’s Carnival of Colors at the Bauman Garden (2014); executive producer of the Cargo Moscow site-specific theatre show (long list of the Golden Mask 2017).