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Aleksandr Kurbas

Aleksandr Kurbas  

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(1887–1937)Ukrainian/Soviet director whose career began as an actor in 1912. His first directorial experiments were in Kiev (1917), where he anticipated the avant-garde innovations of Meyerhold. The ...
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(From Gk., eikōn: ‘likeness’).An image of a saint or other holy personage, particularly when the image is regarded by the devotee as sacred in itself and capable of facilitating contact between him ...
Konstantin Mardzhanov

Konstantin Mardzhanov  

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(1872–1933)Georgian/Soviet director. From 1910 to 1913 Mardzhanov worked as assistant director at the Moscow Art Theatre, collaborating with Stanislavsky and Craig on Hamlet and with ...
Maksim Kurochkin

Maksim Kurochkin  

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(1970– )Russian playwright. Kurochkin studied history at Kiev University and his plays are dominated by the theme of war, which haunts civilization from past to future. He uses language skilfully ...
Mikhail Bulgakov

Mikhail Bulgakov  

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(1891–1940)Russian writer, born in Kiev. After the Civil War (he served as a doctor on the White side) Bulgakov was drawn to the Moscow Art Theatre under Stanislavsky, adapting ...
Moscow

Moscow  

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The Russian city has been one of the world's ballet capitals for almost two centuries. It is home to the Bolshoi Ballet, founded in the late 18th century and based at the Bolshoi Theatre. This is the ...
Nikolai Foregger

Nikolai Foregger  

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(b 18 Apr. 1892; d Kuibyshev, 8 Jun. 1939)Russian drama director and ballet master. He invented and taught his own system of physical movement, and as director of his own ensemble (1921–5) created ...

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