< Zharenaya pechen’ (Fried Liver)>
We don’t know about you guys, but the kids in our film know for sure that when being bullied the option of taking the fight instead of running away is not an act of bravery. It takes much more courage to experience the feeling of the truth and to hear your conscience talk. You have to know right here right now what you’re going to do to evil once you have defeated it.
Irina graduated from Krasnodar State Institute of Culture (Stage and Film Acting) in 2006 and was teaching acting and film direction at her alma mater’s Faculty of Stage Acting in 2006-2008.
2009-2011: clownery and pantomime artist (highest skill category) and Grim Massa Theatre (Moscow)
2010: assistant director at Circus Arts Centre (Moscow)
2010-2021: founder and director of DOZh Street Theater (Moscow)
2012-2022: founder and teacher of pantomime, clowning and acting at ART-CLOWNSCHOOL (Moscow)
2012 – presently: stage, film and entertainment director and producer, screenwriter, teacher.
The Workings of Stress (popular science documentary, 2022)
Mellow Fegatello (feature, 2023)