Zhenya Cerneacov | Co-Artistic Director
Contemporary / Artistic Coaching
Zhenya Cerneacov was born in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. In 2006 Zhenya moved to Canada where he quickly became an active member of the contemporary dance scene broadening his horizons to include works in Contemporary, Bharatanatyam, Modern, Indigenous (Onkwehon:wen) Contemporary Dance, Contemporary Ballet and Argentine Tango performing with companies including Danny Grossman Dance Company, Corpus Dance Projects, Peggy Baker Dance Projects, Menaka Thakkar Dance Company, Chimera Project, Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, Kaeja d’Dance and many more. Zhenya is co-founder and co-choreographer for the “Throwdown Collective” with which he co-created three critically acclaimed commissions for Dusk Dances, and a stage piece presented at “dance: made in canada 2015” and “DanceWorks” which won the Audience Choice Award and subsequently the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Original Choreography and 4 other nominations. In 2011 Zhenya co-founded “The School of Cadence Ballet” with partner Courtnae Bowman with whom he shares artistic direction.