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Natalia Fedorova is a graduate of the Moscow State Institute of Culture (BA in Directing) and the Vakhtangov Theatre Institute (MFA in Stage Movement), Natalia has taught stage movement and jazz-dance in the Moscow Art Theater school, interpreted in the MAT international programs and worked as a freelance translator in the US Embassy in Moscow and in many cultural institutions including the Bolshoy Theatre, The Kremlin Museums and a number of theatre festivals.

Currently Natalia Fedorova teaches pure movement at Rose Bruford College the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London and workes as a freelance translator and contributor for Digital Theatre. Natalia closely collaborates with Routledge Publishing House as a reader, translator and contributor to the Routledge Performance Archive. In 2011 Routledge released her translation of Andrey Droznin’s book Physical Actor Training and a DVD of the same name featuring her teaching the Droznin Method to English students. Her translation of the last Droznin’s book What shall I do with the body they gave me? was published by Routledge in 2017.

TUTA is partially supported by Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development, The Light A City Fund, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, City Arts I and the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, and The Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.