Kirill Serebrennikov

Kirill Serebrennikov
  • Full name: Kirill Serebrennikov
  • Date of birth: 7 September 1969
  • Graduation:

    Graduated in physics from the Rostov State University in 1992.

Kirill Serebrennikov was born in 1969 in Rostov-on-Don. Graduated in physics from the Rostov State University in 1992. Since 1994, has directed a number of performances in Rostov theatres.

His first Moscow production was Plasticine by Vassily Sigarev at the Playwright and Directing Centre (2001). His productions in Moscow theatres include: Some Explicit Polaroids by Mark Ravenhill at the Pushkin Theatre,Terrorism and Playing the Victim by the Presnyakov brothers, The Petty Bourgeoisie by Maxim Gorky, The Forest by Alexander Ostrovsky, The Golovlyov Family by Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh, Kizhe by Yury Tynyanov, The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, The Zoya's apartment by Mikhail Bulgakov at the Moscow Art Theatre, Sweet Bird of Youth by Tennessee Williams, The Naked Pioneer by Mikhail Kononov and Antony and Cleopatra. A Version by Shakespeare at the “Sovremennik” theatre, and other shows.

His stage adaptations of music pieces include Joan of Arc at the Stake (Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher) by Arthur Honegger (Moscow International House of Music, within the framework of the Vladimir Spivakov invites…festival, with the Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Vladimir Spivakov), Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi (Mariinsky theatre, conducted by Valery Gergiev), Persephone by Igor Stravinsky (Moscow International House of Music, within the framework of the Chereshnevy Les festival), Mysterion (after De Temporum Fine Comoedia by Carl Orff, Chaikovsky Concert Hall, conducted by Teodor Currentzis, within the framework of the Territoryfestival), The Golden Cockerel (at the Bolshoi Theatre, conducted by Vassily Sinaisky), American Lulu by Alban Berg / Olga Neuwirth (Komische Oper Berlin).

He is also author of the concept and stage director of the international charity project Requiem (by Alexei Sioumak, with the Russian National Orchestra, conducted by Teodor Currentzis, at the Moscow Art Theatre).

Since 1991 Kirill Serebrennikov directs on TV, since 1998 he is a film director. Among his films are: The Swallow, Mysteries of the Storm, The Undressed,The Diary of a Murderer, Rostov-Daddy, Bed Stories, Playing the Victim (Grand-prix of Kinotavr film festival and of Rome film festival), Yuriev Den, Betrayal. Kirill Serebrennikov is also a laureate of the Locarno film festival.

Since 2006, Kirill Serebrennikov is one of the art-directors of the international festival-school Territory

Since 2011, he is the artistic director of the Studio Seven, one of the residents of the Gogol Center - a young collective which consists of the former Kirill Serebrennikov's students at Moscow Art Theatre School. He is also the founder and the artistic director of the "Platform" project in the Center of the Contemporary Art "Winzavod".
Since the August of 2012, Kirill Serebrennikov is the artistic director of Gogol Center.

Работы в «Гоголь-центре»