Olena Connor's Profile
Hello! Здравствуйте! Вітаю!
My current name is Olena Connor (Elena Alexandrovna Deryazhnaya), and I am glad to be part of art community again!
Movies, stage, theater, and any form of art was my passion growing up in Kiev, Ukraine (in the USSR). It was probably because I was “born” into filmmakers family, and, definitely, I was involved in cinematography as well. My Father’s urge to share devastating facts about Ukrainian history was expressed not only in his movies, but also in his writings. His ideas became known abroad, and Germany was first to sponsor my Father's documentary about Ukraine. Unexpectedly, at the end of Soviet era, Moscow, and thus Ukraine, would not allow it to happen. Tragically, Alexander Sergeevich Deryazhnyj had to be assassinated.
My world changed forever.....Later, in 1995 I immigrated to the USA. Since then, Olena Connor, was trying…
- Born on April 5
- Joined August 10, 2011