Contemporary Theater Directors

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Contemporary Theater Directors
Contemporary Theater Directors

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Despite the rapid development of cinematography, theatrical art remains in demand. The directors offer the audience a variety of performances based on classical and modern works.

Contemporary theater directors
Contemporary theater directors

Mark Zakharov - a classic of modern direction

Mark Zakharov was born in 1933. Despite his venerable age, he still takes an active part in theatrical life. He graduated from the acting department of GITIS, and later entered the Perm State University. Zakharov staged his first performances for the student troupe of the university, and he also worked as an actor in the Perm Regional Drama Theater. In 1959 Zakharov returned to Moscow and began to play in several metropolitan theaters. His serious directorial career began in 1965, when he became the director of the Moscow Theater of Satire. Currently, Mark Zakharov works at the Lenkom Theater and teaches at the RATI (formerly GITIS). In addition to theatrical activities, the director reacts vividly to political events. For example, back in Soviet times, he spoke rather negatively about the CPSU, and later on live television burned his party card. Zakharov also wrote a number of essays on contemporary politics.

Mark Zakharov is a full holder of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland.

Kirill Serebrennikov is a modern rebel

Kirill Serebrennikov was born in 1969 in Rostov-on-Don. He was fond of staging performances while still in school, but after graduation he entered the physics department. However, even during his student days, Serebrennikov staged performances - first for an amateur student troupe, and later for a professional stage. His productions have received great success and have even won several awards. Serebrennikov's performances were staged on the stage of the largest theaters in Rostov. In the 2000s, Serebrennikov moved to Moscow. The capital's theaters also greeted the young director favorably. The audience liked him for his innovative and slightly rebellious productions. Now Serebrennikov is the head of his own theater "Gogol Center" and teaches at the Moscow Art Theater School.

"Gogol Center" was created on the basis of the Moscow Drama Theater. N.V. Gogol.

Olesya Nevmerzhitskaya - female director

Olesya Nevmerzhitskaya was born in 1977. Her homeland is the Far East. After school, Nevmerzhitskaya entered the history faculty of Tyumen State University, but the girl's true passion was theater. Every year she went with hope to enter Moscow theater universities, but luck smiled at her only after graduating from Tyumen University. Olesya entered the RATI, at the acting department, and later graduated from directing. Nevmerzhitskaya was noticed by Oleg Tabakov, famous for his gift to discover young talents. Olesya worked at Tabakerka, and now she plans to open her own theater. Among her favorite directors, Nevmerzhitskaya names Konstantin Bogomolov, Vladimir Pankov and Eimuntas Nyakrosius.

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