Yulia ProkhorovaIn 1992, Yulia Prokhorova graduated from the department of music, the St Petersburg Pedagogical University.
In 1998, she got the diploma as stage director in musical theatre at the St Petersburg State Conservatory.
In 1998, she received a grant from the Soros Foundation to stage her diploma production — Iolanthe by Pyotr Tchaikovsky at the Opera and Ballet Theatre of the St Petersburg Conservatory (musical director and conductor of the production — Vladislav Chernushenko).
In 1998-2007, Ms Prokhorova has been a professor at the St Petersburg Conservatory. At the same time she worked as a stage director at the Opera and Ballet Theatre of the St Petersburg Conservatory (stage manager of the productions Betrothal in a Monastery, Tosca, La bohéme, Così fan tutte, Anna Karenina, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, La Traviata, Tinder-box, The Tsar’s Bride, Eugene Onegin). Among her productions there are operas Iolanthe, Così fan tutte, Le nozze di Figaro, Prince Kholmsky, Dido and Aeneas, La Serva-Padrona, Kaffee-Kantate.
She staged the Vienna Ball at the Alexandrinsky Theatre in St Petersburg (2004). Ms Prokorova worked at the production centre Golden Sofit and participated in staging annual award ceremony of the Highest Theatre Award of St Petersburg Golden Sofit and theatre variety review Theatre Night. Gertruda’s Cup. She was the stage manager of the I International Choral Festival in St Petersburg. Ms Prokhorova cooperated with stage directors Alexander Galibin, Yury Alexandrov, Igor Konyayev, Andrey Prikotenko, and Liliana Cavani. Since 2007, she has been stage director and project-coordinator at the Mikhailovsky Theatre.