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Yana Gorbacheva has been involved in photography for over fifteen years, and she came to the dance class for the first time when she was seven. Dance and Photography. It was the love of modern dance that led her with camera to the theatre. Over time, theatre photography became her profession.

The most important thing for Yana in the dance performance is empathy. Kinesthetic empathy makes it possible not only to perceive visual images on stage, but to feel the dance movements with the body.

Yana has professional education: studied Art and Technique of Photography in Moscow Polytechnical College, Art History in Moscow Stroganov University, Documentary and Art Photography in Fotografika Academy. Was selected for FotoLab residency on Batumi PhotoDays festival in 2019.

Yana Gorbacheva worked as a photographer at the Golden Mask festival, Territoria Festival, NET Festival, Context Festival. Was a part of the team at Voies Off festival in France. Collaborates with various theatre and dance festivals and companies.

Her works were published in Helsingin Sanomat, Dozado Dancemagazine, Oteatre.info, Colta, Regnum, etc.

Member of group and personal exhibitions in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kaliningrad (Russia), Suwon (South Korea), Ardeche (France), Arica (Chilie)