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Krill Radev was born in Doneck in 1981. In 1991 he began his dance studies at the Russian Ballet Academy of A.Vaganova. He joined the Russian Imperial Ballet in 1999 as a soloist, reaching the rank of principal dancer in 2003.

In 2008, Radev joined Corella Ballet, then Barcelona Ballet, as a soloist, with Ángel Corella as director.

In 2009, Radev did choreographic work for the graduetion students  of the Moscow State Academy of Choreography.    He finished his degree at the Moscow Choreography Academy and acquired degree in the specialty of choreographer in 2010.


Radev's awards include:

As a dancer: The Grand Prix at the 7th Luxembourg International Ballet Competition in 2003. A diploma of the VIII Contest of Ballet Dancers of Russia, in Perm in 2004.

As a choreographer: award winner of Boris Thaikovskiy (outstanding achievement award) in 2010, Moscow. The Bronze Medal at the 7th Serge Lifar International Ballet Competition, Doneck, Ukraine in 2011. Laureate of the Moscow International Ballet and Choreographers Competition in 2017. First prize and public prize in the International Contemporary Dance Contest «Context. Diana Vishneva »Moscow, in 2019.


In 2012, Kirill Radev created his second work commissioned by the Barcelona Ballet: "Facing the light" of music by A. Vivaldi. This ballet was a remarkable success. The Ballet of Barcelona included it in the repertoire. In 2014, he made his third work for the theater «Moscow Ballet». This ballet was "Three Poems" Music by Y. Abdokov, included in the company's repertoire.


In 2015, Radev was invited by the Professional Conservatory of Classical Dance of Yakust. He made a work called «Dialogues» for the graduation students, E. Griegs music was used.


In the summer of 2015/16 he was invited to the dance festival « +Danza El Salvador» to teach classical technique and pas de deux.


In May 2016 he made a choreographic creation for the production of "Seven Deadly Sins" of the dance company “LaMov” de Zaragoza, Spain.


In 2017 he performed choreography of the Opera «Oedipus Rex» in S-Petersburg and premiered the ballet «Metamorphosis» in the Theater «New Ballet» Moscow.


In 2016/2017/2018 he participated in the festivals / workshops of Bolshoy Moscow Theater, State Academic Theater of Ekaterenburg, Institut del Teatre de Barcelona.


In 2018 he was one of the invited choreographers for the television project «Bolshoi Ballet» with the creation for J.MacKay the principal dancer of Mikhailovsky Theater, S-Petersburg.


In 2018 he has formed his own production agency “CREATION | AGENCY” and the dance company «KoRPo Dance Project». In 2019 this company has premiered first dance production the show «A Ballad for a Mad Man» in Moscow.


In 2020 he created “Pilgrim” a piece for the International Contemporary festival “Context. Diana Vishneva”. All production was made online including choreography and light set on stage.


In 2021 Radev had the premiere of three new productions made for "KoRPo Dance Project" named Petrushka, Jeux and Anonymous. At the same year, he created a ballet for the Moscow State Ballet of Choreography. This ballet was shown on the main stage of Bolshoi Theatre.

Kirill Radev