KoRPo Dance Project is an exclusive project created in 2019. During several years of its existence, this project has developed to an international scale. The KoRPo Dance Project group includes:
- School of classical and contemporary dance in Barcelona, Spain;
- Dance company in Barcelona, Spain;
- Entertaining troupe in Moscow, Russia.
The main goal of this project is the formation and development of a contemporary dance theater. We train professional dancers who have the opportunity to undergo an internship as part of the KoRPo Dance Project dance company in Barcelona under the direction of the director and choreographer of the project, Kirill Radev.
Kirill Radev was born in Doneck in 1981. In 1991 he began his dance studies at the Russian Ballet Academy of A.Vaganova. He joined the Russian Imperial Ballet in 1999 as a soloist, reaching the rank of principal dancer in 2003. In 2008, Radev joined Corella Ballet, then Barcelona Ballet, as a soloist, with Ángel Corella as director. In 2009, Radev did choreographic work for the graduetion students of the Moscow State Academy of Choreography. He finished his degree at the Moscow Choreography Academy and acquired degree in the specialty of choreographer in 2010.
Radev's awards include:
• As a dancer: The Grand Prix at the 7th Luxembourg International Ballet Competition in 2003. A diploma of the VIII Contest of Ballet Dancers of Russia, in Perm in 2004.
• As a choreographer: award winner of Boris Thaikovskiy (outstanding achievement award) in 2010, Moscow. The Bronze Medal at the 7th Serge Lifar International Ballet Competition, Doneck, Ukraine in 2011. Laureate of the Moscow International Ballet and Choreographers Competition in 2017. First prize and public prize in the International Contemporary Dance Contest «Context. Diana Vishneva »Moscow, in 2019.
2012 • Kirill Radev created his second work commissioned by the Barcelona Ballet: "Facing the light" of music by A. Vivaldi. This ballet was a remarkable success. The Ballet of Barcelona included it in the repertoire.
2014 • he made his third work for the theater «Moscow Ballet». This ballet was "Three Poems" Music by Y. Abdokov, included in the company's repertoire.
2015 • Radev was invited by the Professional Conservatory of Classical Dance of Yakust. He made a work called «Dialogues» for the graduation students, E. Griegs music was used.
2015/16 • he was invited to the dance festival « +Danza El Salvador» to teach classical technique and pas de deux. He made a choreographic creation for the production of "Seven Deadly Sins" of the dance company “LaMov” de Zaragoza, Spain.
2017 • he performed choreography of the Opera «Oedipus Rex» in S-Petersburg and premiered the ballet «Metamorphosis» in the Theater «New Ballet» Moscow.
2016/2017/2018 • he participated in the festivals / workshops of Bolshoy Moscow Theater, State Academic Theater of Ekaterenburg, Institut del Teatre de Barcelona.
2018 • he was one of the invited choreographers for the television project «Bolshoi Ballet» with the creation for J.MacKay the principal dancer of Mikhailovsky Theater, S-Petersburg. He has formed his own production agency “CREATION | AGENCY” and the dance company «KoRPo Dance Project».
2019 • this company has premiered first dance production the show «A Ballad for a Mad Man» in Moscow.
2020 • he created “Pilgrim” a piece for the International Contemporary festival “Context. Diana Vishneva”. All production was made online including choreography and light set on stage.
2021 • Radev had the premiere of three new productions made for "KoRPo Dance Project" named Petrushka, Jeux and Anonymous. At the same year, he created a ballet for the Moscow State Ballet Academy of Choreography. This ballet was shown on the main stage of Bolshoi Theatre.