Jury member Ana Silvério (Brazil).
Ana Silvério is an award-winning dance artist from Brazil. She received a First-class Honours degree in “Choreography, Methodology and Pedagogy of Dance” from the Saint Petersburg University of Humanities and Social Sciences, in Russia. She acts internationally as a teacher, choreographer, dancer and member of the judging committee for several art and dance festivals. She is serving as a member of the judging committee for SPIFF for the third time.
Ana likes to develop thoughtful, well-crafted and creative performances exploring topics in a multi-perspective way and storytelling in narrative and abstract forms. She is based in York, United Kingdom, where she founded Terpsichoring. A dance company that believes in the power of art to change lives and influence society, and in the power of carefully crafted performances to incite thoughts and inspire. Ana creates and tours original performances and is committed to approaching production decisions with environmental responsibility.
Jury member Galina Antonenko (Russia).
Ballet dancer, choreographer and ballet teacher, graduated from Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet.