Distinguished Artist of Russia
Roman E. Kozak
Roman Kozak joined the MXAT acting company in 1982 after graduating from the MXAT School. He was the Artistic Director/Founder of the Fifth Studio of MXAT (1990-1991) and The Stanislavsky Theatre (1991-1992), and he is a founding member and has been Resident Director of The Chelovek Studio Theatre since 1978. Mr. Kozak is now the Artistic Director of Pushkin Drama Theater and Associate Professor of Acting at the MXAT School. His acting credits include Konstantin in The Seagull, Mozart in Amadeus, Dr. Lvov in Ivanov, and AA in The Emigrants, among others. Roman Kozak directed more than 20 productions in Belgium, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, including Shakespeare's Measure for Measure and Othello; Chekhov's Three Sisters; Small Tragedies by Pushkin; Miracle of St. Anthony by Maeterlink; The Masquerade by Lermontov; The Marriage by Gogol, and modern Russian and Polish plays by Galin, Mrozek and Petrushevskaya. His teaching credits include workshops, master classes, and productions at the MXAT School, Stockholm Theatre Academy of Sweden, Theatre de la Place in Liege, Stanislavsky Summer School and Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center.