Zhenya Berkovich

Zhenya Berkovich
  • Full name: Zhenya Berkovich
  • Graduation:

    In 2007, she graduated from the department of Management of the Performing Arts at the Saint-Petersburg State Academy of Theatre Arts. In 2008, she became a student at the Moscow Art Theatre School, in the theatre directing group of Kirill Serebrennikov.

Among the directors of her generation, Zhenya Berkovich is one of those who have the most critical view at the society of today. She frequently touches upon the most embarrassing social problems: the conditions of the elderly people and autistic children who are abandoned by the government, as well as politically dependable judicial system and the necessity and hopelessness of the riot against power.


Between 2003 and 2008, she worked in the Saint-Petersburg Theatre for the Youth as a director and a teacher. In 2007, she graduated from the department of Management of the Performing Arts at the Saint-Petersburg State Academy of Theatre Arts. In 2008, she became a student at the Moscow Art Theatre School, in the theatre directing group of Kirill Serebrennikov. Together with directors Ilya Shagalov, Maxim Myshansky and Alexander Sozonov, she participated in the poetical performance “The Red Line”, presented to audience at the “Vinzavod”.

She directed “Gerontophobia“ by Vadim Levanov (Moscow Art Theatre School), “The Real War“ based on soldier’s letters (a project of the Student theatre of Moscow Art Theatre School and of the Museum of History of Stuttgart), “The Lark” by Jean Anouilh (the Moscow Art Theatre), “A Man who did not work / The Joseph Brodsky’s process” (The Joseph Beuys Theatre and the Society “Memorial”), the scenic oratorio “AUTLAND” with Sergey Nevsky’s music (the project Platform). As well, she was director’s assistant of David Bobée during his work on “The Fairies” by Renan Chéneau (The Moscow Art Theatre) and the author of the stage version of “The Sound of Misic” (director – Evgeny Pisarev).
 
Her first performance in the Gogol Center was the "Russian beauty" based on a scandalous novel by Victor Erofeyev. Her new show, "Marina" after the play by Lyuba Strizhak, is currently under development.

She actively participates in theatre festivals and workshops all around Russia.

Работы в «Гоголь-центре»