RUS ART international agent of the classical ballet theatres from Russia, Russian contemporary and folk dance companies.

OUR MISSION is to let the foreign audience discover the best famous and new, talented and promising dance companies and shows from Russia.



CEO & Founder

Born into a family of dancers, Anastasia was admitted to the renowned Bolshoi Ballet Academy and then joined the Bolshoi Theatre. Anastasia participated in several productions of famous choreographers such as Youri Grigorovitch, Vladimir Vassiliev, Pierre Lacotte. Anastasia became soloist at the Moscow Classic Ballet led by N. Kassatkina and V. Vassilëv, interpreted principal roles of major classic ballets and toured in Italy, France, Switzerland, United States of America, Mexico, China and India.

In 2006, Anastasia graduated from the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS) in Performing Arts Management and began to devote her career to ballet production.

Prior to founding her own company, Anastasia was Head of Human Resources Department and International Projects Coordinator for the Moscow State Philharmonic Society (Thaïkovsky Concert Hall), one of the largest concert organization in Russia. Anastasia was responsible for the Moscow tours of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (conducted by Daniel Barenboim), the London Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Valery Gergiev), the Arena di Verona Theatre, the 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic, the Rodion Chtchedrine’s Festival, the 1st Cello Festival of Mstilav Rostropovich and worked with David Geringas, Shlomo Minz, Oleg Maisenberg and Krzysztof Penderecki.

Anastasia was then Project Manager at the Russian State Concerts Company Sodroujestvo (the unique international tour manager in USSR times Soyuzconcert, now Rosconcert) where she was responsible for the 11th International Moscow Ballet Competition led by Youri’s Grigorovitch, the 1st Galina Oulanova’s Ballet Competition in Krasnoyarsk, the tour of the Moldavian national ballet “JOK” in Moscow, the tour of the soloists of the Russian “Boian” orchestra in Poland and the Slavic Cultures Days in France.

Anastasia was also the official representative of the French production company VOSTOK in 2005-2007, (now ACTS, the contemporary dance school of Paris) as a producer of the “Jeunes Etoiles de Moscou” (Moscow young ballet stars) concerts in France.

Based on her experience in classical ballet as a ballerina and as a tour manager, Anastasia founded RUS ART Productions in 2009. RUS ART realized many tours of Russian Ballet in Canada, Mongolia, South Korea, Azerbaijan, Spain, Italy, Mexico, Columbia, Croatia, Romania, France etc.

In 2016, Anastasia won the grant of the Theatre Union of the Russian Federation (STD) that yearly rewards theatre professionals across Russia.

INTERNATIONAL PRESS about RUS ART Projects and Anastasia Kovalenko