MS Nina Veretennikova

MS Nina Veretennikova




  • A graduate of the Australian Ballet School Nina joined the Sydney Dance Company in 1977 under the direction of Graeme Murphy and Janet Vernon and performed soloist and principal roles in many of the major works by choreographers Murphy, Graeme Watson, Barry Moreland, Garth Welch, Ohad Naharin and Ralph Lemmon over a period of 13 years. From 1991 ~ 1993 she attended The Australian Film, Television and Radio School graduating in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts (Film and Television) specialising in Directing. Since then she has worked as a freelance director and teacher in both Film and Dance. Her credits include Body of Evidence (Co-Director) for The One Extra Company, Tales from a Suitcase (Director) for SBS, Rehearsal Director for Bangarra Dance Theatre and NAISDA, and teaching positions for Chunky Move, Opera Australia, Australian Dance Theatre and The University of NSW. Nina became a member of staff at the VCA in 2002 and teaches Classical Ballet, across the 3 years in the undergraduate program. She is currently the 1st year Coordinator and maintains her interest in film/video through videoing and editing the student~s performances   


Education and training

  • BA(Film and Television), The Australian Film Television and Radio School 1994