Konstantin Keykhel

Konstantin is a renowned choreographer from Russia. He has studied with Mats Ek, Jiří Kylián, Forsythe etc. He has created a special staging for Diana Vishneva.


Graduate: Choreography Department of Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet Masters Program (July 2013) Undergraduate: Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical University, B. A. (2010)


Trained in jazz, modern, and contemporary dance

Courses, seminars, and master classes:

  • Repertoire of Jiří Kylián, Paul Lightfoot, Sol León, and Crystal Pite under Medhi Walerski and Jiří Pokorný (Nederlands Dans Theater)
  • Forsythe improvisation technique, dance composition, and repertoire under Tilman O’Donnell (Forsythe Company)
  • Stefan Zeromski Repertoire of Jiří Kylián, Paul Lightfoot, Sol León (Alicante 2014)

  • Improvisation technique and repertoire of Batsheva Dance Company under Adi Salant (Batsheva Dance Company)
  • Master class with Eldad ben Sasson and Erez Zohar (Batsheva Dance Company).
  • Course in contemporary dance under Marina Mascarell and Pedro Goucha Gomez (Nederlands Dans Theater)
  • Mediterraneo Dance Festival (Italy, 2012)
  • Master classes in ballet, improvisation, and repertoire of Mats Ek with dancers of the Cullberg Ballet (Stockholm, 2011)
  • Gaga technique and repertoire of Ohad Naharin with Bossmat Nossan (Moscow, 2011)
  • Master class with Radu Poklitaru at Arabesque (Perm, 2010)
Since 2006 till 2016 was a principal dancer at Kiev modern-ballet (choreographer Radu Poklitaru) danced in more then 15 performances as soloist.

Performance Experience

Performed in contemporary dance festivals in Russia, South Korea, England, Italy, Lithuania, and Poland.

Dancer with “Provincial Dances” theater in Yekaterinburg, Russia (2005-2006)

Founder of, choreographer for, and dancer with St. Petersburg-based Aqueduct. Contemporary Dance Company (2012 - present)

Choreographic Works

“The Exhibition” (premiered December 2013 at “Context. Diana Vishneva”)

“Homo Ludens” (premiered November 2012)

“Fragile Boundary” (premiered April 2012)

Awards and Honors

1st prize for best choreography, DECISION OF THE COMPETITION PRESS JURY for the best choreography, DECISION OF UNION OF RUSSIAN THEATRE WORKERS Best choreography Konstantin Keikhel (Russia, St.-Petersburg) for pieces "Gone" and "Dreamspace"(April - 2016)



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