Natalia Efendieva

Theatre columnist,, Fontanka, Afisha.
Theatre critic, film critic, author of the Petersburg Theatre Magazine, theatre columnist of the magazine and the Afisha magazine +, expert of the All-Russian Festival for Children and Teenagers Arlekin (2020), speaker of the Festival talk discussion club at the Festival Tsar-Fairy Tale-2021 (Veliky Novgorod).

In 2001, she graduated from the Theatre Department of the St. Petersburg Theatre Academy in the specialty "Foreign Theater". She's been publishing since 2005, in various St. Petersburg mass media. In 2020, she graduated with honors from the Master's Degree Program of the New Stage of the Aleksandrinsky Theater and the RGISI under the program "Designing International Theatre Programs". Field of scientific interests: actual forms of the Russian theatre, representation of memory and trauma in the Soviet and Russian dramaturgy, the Soviet cinema history.