Tatiana Jennings is a multimedia artist, director and choreographer.
Born and raised in Moscow, she received a degree in theatre and film from the Academy of Theatre Arts, where she also studied dance. For two years she attended classes in theatre direction under the renowned Russian director, Anatoly Vasiliev, and appeared as a leading actor at the Tvorcheskie Masterskie (currently Meyerhold Centre for Experimental Theatre).
Tatiana's solo performance piece Madame Marguerite played to sold-out Moscow audiences for three years.
Tatiana has been teaching theatre at Humber College since 1999 and has created and directed more than a dozen original productions for the school. In 2009 Tatiana directed Pentheus, a play by Ned Dickens, as a part of the City of Wine Festival.
In 2004/2005, Tatiana formed an experimental theatre company “Kadozuke Kollektif” with a group of Humber College graduates to develop and produce large-scale original work. With the company she directed and produced The Gulliver Project, Figaro, his Marriage and the Fine Art of Dressmaking, The Sandman, Codex Nocturno and Richard III, the Pleasures of Violence.
From 2008 to 2013 Tatiana created a number of multimedia installations/performances which were presented at Toronto’s Nuit Blanche.
Tatiana recently completed her MFA in Digital Futures at OCAD University.