Alla Sigalova is a choreographer, Honoured Artist of Russia. Graduated from the Leningrad Vaganova Choreography School and subsequently from the directing faculty of the Russian Academy of Theatre Art (GITIS), where she also completed an assistantship as a choreography teacher. Alla Sigalova works in many different genres; her works include ballets, dance scenes in operas, musicals and variety shows. Alla Sigalova has worked with the Mayakovsky Theatre, the Satirikon Theatre directed by Oleg Tabakov, the Mossoviet Theatre (Moscow), the Latvian National Opera (Riga) and the Lithuanian Opera and Ballet Theatre (Vilnius). In 1989 she founded the Independent Company theatre and became its director. There she staged Hide and Seek, Otello, The Queen of Spades, Salome, The Mask Sculptor and La divina (in memory of Maria Callas). She has also worked in theatres in Germany and Belgium. Since 2004 she has been a professor and head of the faculty of eurhythmics at the Moscow Art Theatre School. Her works as a director include The Caribbean Nights (Notti di Cabiria by Federico Fellini) and Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert.