Distinguished Artsmaker of Russia
Vladimir S. Petrov
He has ended the Kiev State Institute of†Theatrical Art in†1972†actor's faculty (course of†L.†Olejnikov), and in†1979†ó director's faculty (course of†V.†Sudin). Worked as†the actor and director at†the Kharkov Theatre named after T.†Shevchenko and the Riga Theatre of†Russian Drama. Was the main director in†Sevastopol (Theatre of†a†name of†A.†V.†Lunacharsky), Kiev (Academic Theatre named after L.†Ukrainka), Omsk (Academic Drama Theatre). He†has played Karenin (The Living Corpse), Glumov (Enough Stupidity in†Every Wise Man), Prince Serpukhovsky (Story of†a†Horse), Trigorin (The Seagull), Mackie the Knife (Threepennies Opera), Vershinin ("Three sisters'). He†has staged over 50†performances, among which: All's Well That Ends Well by†W.†Shakespeare, Zhenya, Zhenechka and Katyusha by†B.†Okudzhava, We†Conduct an†Experiment by†A.†Chernyh and M.†Zaharov, Heart of†a†Dog by†M.†Bulgakov, M.†Frejn's Theatre, Subsistence Economy in†Shambhala by†A.†Shipenko, The Woman in†the Dunes by†Kobo Abe, Academy of†Laugh by†K.†Mitani, Dawn Ceremonies by†K.†Fuentes, The Living Corpse by†L.†Tolstoy. The winner of†the award Gold Mask (1997).