Sasha Portyannikova studied contemporary dance composition at Vaganova Ballet Academy (MA’2013), cofounded dance cooperative Isadorino gore with Dasha Plokhova in 2012, became Fulbright Visiting Scholar in 2018 and danceWeber in 2019.

She creates dances, curates projects, teaches dance in Academia and primary school. Sasha considers dance as a cultural, social and political practice.