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.