Valery Polunovsky

Set Designers

Maria Plahova

Costume Designers

Lighting Designers


Graduate ofthe Crimean Art College (1976-1979) and the Leningrad Theatre, Music and Film Institute (Class ofGennady Sotnikov, 1983-1988), hewas the Head ofDesign atthe Krasnoyarsk Musical Comedy, Novgorod Drama, and the Baltic Fleet Theatre. His set design portfolio consists ofmore than 70 productions and includes collaborations with the most prominent theatres inMoscow and St.Petersburg aswell aswith playhouses all over Russia. Among his major highlights are The Gypsy King atthe Krasnoyarsk Musical Comedy; The Demons and Pannochka atthe Novgorod Playhouse; Romeo and Juliet atthe Bolshoi Drama inSt.Petersburg; Henry IV atthe Baltic House; The Twelve Chairs atThe Baltic House; Lower Depths and Ivanov atthe Nebolshoi Playhouse, dir. Lev Erenburg; The Great Waltz byJohann Strauss, Jr.atthe Buryat Opera; Boris Godunov atthe Pushkin Center; and Vassa atthe Chekhov Moscow Art, dir. Lev Erenburg. Member ofthe Union ofArtists ofRussia since 1990, heisalso teaching set design atthe St.Petersburg Theatre Academy since 1991.