Distinguished Artist of Russia
Nikolai L. Skorik
He graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School in 1976 (Oleg Efremov’s course) and immediately began working in the Moscow Art Theatre as a intern-director. Since 1987 as the stage director he has staged about ten performances. In 1990 he put on a bright and spectacular performance “Undine” based on the play by Jean Giraudoux, becoming a popular matinee in Moscow Art Theatre and to some extent replacing the legendary “Blue bird”.
Nikolai Skorik cooperated for a long time with Oleg Efremov and helped him as a director and a musical solutions consultant in the production of a number of performances. After the death of Efremov Skorik saw his last idea, the play “Cyrano de Bergerac” to the end. In 2001 he also restored “The Seagull” put on by Oleg Efremov's on the stage in the Moscow Art Theatre.
Nikolai Skorik received the title of the Honored Artist of the Russian Federation in 1998 and was awarded the prize of Moscow in 1999.
Nikolai Skorik is one of the leading teachers of the Moscow State Institute of Culture, the artistic director of the N.L. Skorik’s Workshop.