A member of The Society of Authors, and The Critics’ Circle, Vera is a freelance writer and translator with academic and practical study of theatre (text and performance, translation and adaptation at RADA and KCL), some classical ballet, contemporary dance and choreography training under her belt.
Translations for the theatre include: (National Theatre) Ostrovsky's The Forest, Alan Ayckbourn version, director Anthony Page; Gorky's Summerfolk, Nick Dear version, director Trevor Nunn; Gorky's The Lower Depths; Gorky's Vassa; (Fifth Column Theatre) Ostrovsky's Snow Maiden; (Playhouse Theatre) Chekhov’s Three Sisters, Christopher Hampton version, director Michael Blakemore; (Royal Court) Chekhov’s The Seagull, Christopher Hampton version, director Ian Rickson; (Stephen Joseph Theatre) Dear Uncle, Alan Ayckbourn version of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, director Alan Ayckbourn, producer David Pugh Ltd.
Cycles of Loss and Love: Nocturne / War Women Waiting / Re(Current) / The Four Seasons
New English Ballet Theatre
Royal Academy of Dance, Aud Jensen Studio
Men in Motion 10th Anniversary Gala
Artistic Director, Producer and Dancer Ivan Putrov