Dialogue Dance school and company appeared on a cultural map of Kostroma in 2002. Initiated by Evgeny Kulagin and Ivan Estegneev, the company supports and promotes contemporary dance and contemporary art in Kostroma, and is a single independent project of such type in the city. Dialogue Dance company takes active part in cultural life of the region, country and in international exchange programs. It regularly produces contemporary dance performances, conducts dance classes and annually holds contemporary dance duets festival Diversia.
The company aims to find new forms of dancing art and theatre art and to create contemporary dance performances. It declares creative self-identity of each member, at the same time developing the concept of dialogue in all possible aspects. There are six professional artists and choreographers in the company’s troupe nowadays. The artists perform in pieces of the company and teach contemporary dance, modern jazz, ballet and yoga in Dialogue Dance dancing school.