Александр Борисович Вайнштейн
Master of arts, theatre producer, engine for progress, IETM (International network for contemporary performing arts, Brussels) consultant, founder of Skorokhod Theatre Venue (St. Petersburg) and a number of international festivals devoted to theatre and contemporary dance.
"My goal - is to encourage more people to work in creative industries, and to become an example of successful independent art manager".
Areas of work:
Culture, theatre, Management, Start-Up.
2017 - UWM, USA, Visiting scholar
2014 - School of theatre leaders
2008 – State Maritime Academy of Adm. S.O. Makarova, Department of International transport management,
2005, 2007 – San Diego State University, Student exchange programs.
2009-2012 - The business of art seminars, Korjaamo cultural factory (Finland), art management.
2012 - Cultural management workshops, British council, art management. 2014 - School of Theatre leader by Meyerhold Center (Moscow).
Memberships in the networks:
since 2014 - School of Theatre leader (SHTL)
since 2012 - Trans Europe Halles (TEH)
since 2010 - International network for contemporary performing arts (IETM)
06.2016 - still working, Remote Helsinki (FI), founder/director. Remote Helsinki is a mixture of performance, excursion, computer game and quest. These 100 minutes that change perception of Helsinki. Audio- walk together with Rimini Protokoll.
03.2015 - 01.2017, Escape room Korjaamo (FI), founder/director. The concept of Escape rooms that was transformed into the tet-a-tet theatre experience, together with Korjaamo art factory.
05.2013 - 10.2015 - Meeting the Odyssey (EU), manager/host
Meeting the Odyssey is a social and artistic collaborative project sailing from the Baltic to the Mediterranean Sea. Each summer from 2014 to 2016, artists and organizers from different European countries travel together, giving workshops and performing theatre pieces. Supported by Creative Europe Fund
05.2012 - still working, Platform Skorohod (RU), founder/director.
Skorohod is a multifunctional venue for theatre, music performances, contemporary dance, lectures, films, rehearsals and DJ sets. Our repertoire is really large and diverse from contemporary dance, documentary theatre on out to hip-hop opera.
Skorohod is a recently refurbished out of an ancient foot-factory multi-genre arts space located in St Petersburg.
05.2009 – still working, Leludi (RU), founder/board of directors.
Russian biggest private drama school located in the center of Saint- Petersburg. More than 30 different disciplines and 300 students
monthly. Together with State Film university we run a 1,5 year training for professional actors LeDiplom.
2011 - Winner in "The best Young Entrepreneur in the field of socially responsible business" according to the newspaper "The Business Petersburg".
2012 - Nominated for "The best Cultural Project" award by "The Village" newspaper.
2013 - Winner in "The Art and cultural projects" award by the "Expert" magazine.
2013 - Winner in "Investments in start-up" of "Young Millionaires" award by "The Business Petersburg" newspaper.
2014 - Winner in "The best yound art manager" award by the highest national theatre contest "Proriv"
2015 - "TOP50. The most famost people of St.Petersburg" award by "Sobaka.ru" magazine
2016 - Best cultural project, Visit Helsinki
2017 - Visiting scholar, UWM, Milwaukee