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'Burning Doors' with with Pussy Riot's Maria Alokhyna

*Winner ‘Best Ensemble’ Off Westend Awards

*Listed in the New York Times Best Theatre of 2017​

2016 - 2019

Belarus Free Theatre

Role: Choreographic and Rehearsal Director

Premiere Leicester Curve (Leicester, UK).​ Touring to: Soho Theatre (London, UK) and various UK venues, VIE Festival (Modena, IT), Melbourne Arts Centre (Melbourne, AU), Theatre der Welt (Hamburgh, DE), Tampere Theatre Festival (Tampere, FI), On The Boards (Seattle, USA), La MaMa (NYC, USA), The Clarice (Maryland, USA), Luminato (Toronto, CA) and Ivan Franko Theatre (Kyiv, UA).

'Counting Sheep: Staging A Revolution'

"Counting Sheep is immersive theatre at its finest... ” (Theatre Weekly)

2018 - 2019

VAULT Festival London 2019 headline Production.

Presented by Selfconsious Productions & Wild Yak, in association with Hot Feat Productions

Role: Choreographic and Rehearsal Director

Created and written by: Mark and Marichka Marczyk. Directors and co-writers: Natalia Kaliada and Nicolai Khalezin. Music: Balaklava Blues


“a furious and insightful work about the mechanics of authority, the media, self-censorship and freedom of speech in Australia” (Australian Arts Review)

2016 - 2019

Malthouse Theatre and Melbourne International Festival. Directed by Natalia Kaliada & Nicolai Khalezin of Belarus Free Theatre

Role: Movement Director

Written by: Natalia Kaliada & Nicolai Khalezin (Directors of Belarus Free Theatre) with Daniel Schlusser and the cast. Directed by: Natalia Kaliada & Nicolai Khalezin. Cast: Tammy Anderson, Natasha Herbert, Niharika Senapati, Hazem Shammas, Daniel Schlusser

'Trash Cuisine'

*Winner 'Total Impact Award' at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2013, assigned by the Italian Cultural Institute

2012 - 2015

Belarus Free Theatre

Role: Choreographic & Rehearsal Director

\Originally commissioned and presented as part of The European Cultural Foundation’s ‘Imagining Europe’. Premiere October 2012: Stadsschouwburg (Amsterdam, NL). Touring to: Schouwburg (Rotterdam, NL), Swedish Biennial for Performing Arts (Jönköping, SE), Mayfest Tabbacco Factory (Bristol, UK), Young Vic (London, UK), Pleasance Courtyard - The Grande, Edinburgh Fringe Festival (winner of the 2013 Impatto Totale Award) and La MaMa (New York City, USA). 

'Red Forest'

"Director, writer and stage designer Nicolai Khalezin uses an imaginative range of theatrical devices and choreographed movement by Bridget Fiske to create scenarios with real power..." (What's On Stage)

2014 - 2015

Belarus Free Theatre

Role: Choroegraphic / Movement Director, Rehearsal Director & International Researcher

Premiered at Young Vic for LIFT Festival (London, UK). ​Touring to: MOT Festival (Skopje, MK), VIE Festival (Modena, IT) and Le Vie Dei Festival (Rome, IT).

'London Eyes'

A three-week project with young people from London


A Young VIC Parallel Production.

Role: Movement Director

Directed by Natalia Kaliada, Nicolai Khalezin & Vladimir Shcherban of Belarus Free Theatre.

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