Kirill Serebrennikov

Kirill Serebrennikov was born in1969inRostov-on-Don. Graduated inphysics from the Rostov State University in1992. Since 1994staged inRostov theatres.

His first Moscow production isPlasticine byVassily Sigarev atthe Playwright and Director Centre (2001). His productions inMoscow theaters are: Some Explicit Polaroids byMark Ravenhill atthe Pushkin Theatre, Terrorism and Playing the Victim bythe Presnyakov brothers, The Petty Bourgeoisie byMaxim Gorky, The Forest byAlexander Ostrovsky, The Golovlyov Family byMikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, The Pillowman byMartin McDonagh atthe Moscow Art Theatre, Sweet Bird ofYouth byTennessee Williams, The Naked Pioneer byMikhail Kononov, Antony and Cleopatra. AVersion byShakespeare atthe “Sovremennik” theatre, C.E.O. byStieg Larsson atthe Playwright and Director Centre, The Demon byMikhail Lermontov atthe 814Theatrical Association.

His stage adaptations ofmusic pieces include Joan ofArc atthe Stake (Jeanne d'Arc aubûcher) byArthur Honegger (Moscow International House ofMusic, within the framework ofthe Vladimir Spivakov invites festival, with the Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted byVladimir Spivakov), Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi (Mariinsky (Kirov) theatre, conducted byValery Gergiev), Persephone by Igor Stravinsky (Moscow International House ofMusic, within the framework ofthe Chereshnevy Les festival, with the Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted byIon Marin), Mysterion (after De Temporum Fine Comoedia by Carl Orff, Chaikovsky Concert Hall, conducted byTeodor Currentzis, within the framework ofthe Territory festival), scenic cantata Deae exMachina byAndreas Mustukis and opera The Station by Alexei Sioumak (Musica Aeterna Ensemble, conducted byTeodor Currentzis, atthe Winzavod Centre for contemporary art, within the framework ofthe Territory festival), The Golden Cockerel (at the Bolshoi Theatre, conducted byVassily Sinaisky), American Lulu byAlban Berg / Olga Neuwirth (Komische Oper Berlin, conducted byJohannes Kalitzke, now inproduction).

Heisalso author ofthe concept and stage director ofthe international charity project Requiem (by Alexei Sioumak, with the Russian National Orchestra, conducted byTeodor Currentzis, atthe Moscow Art Theatre).

Since 1991Kirill Serebrennikov directs onTV, since 1998isafilm director. In1999hewas awarded with Tefi (Russian national prize for TV) for directing. Among his other awards are Triumph, Stanislavsky International prize, Chaika, Crystal Turandot. His film work includes The Swallow, Mysteries ofthe Storm, The Undressed, The Diary ofaMurderer, Rostov-Daddy, Bed Stories, Playing the Victim (Grand-prix ofKinotavr film festival and ofRome film festival), Yuriev Den, Betrayal. Kirill Serebrennikov isalso alaureate ofthe Locarno film festival.

Since 2006Kirill Serebrennikov isone ofthe art-directors of the international festival-school Territory. Since 2008heteaches atthe Moscow Art Theatre School, where hehas aclass ofyoung actors and directors. Since 2011heisartistic director ofthe Seventh Studio and founder ofthe Platform project.
Perfomances in our theatre
The Forest, Director
The Pillowman, Director