A PRESS CONFERENCE OF VALERY FOKIN
On August 30, a press conference of Alexandrinsky Theatre’s Artistic Director Valery Fokin will take place at the Media Studio of the Theatre’s New Stage. The press conference will cover the 262th season opening and kick off of the XI International Alexandrinsky Theatre Festival.
Valery Fokin will speak of season’s premieres and theatre tours. Polish director Krystian Lupa will present a performance of Lithuanian National Drama Theatre ‘Heroes’ Square’, which opens this year’s Alexandrinsky Festival. Director Victor Ryzhakov will speak of his work on forthcoming premiere of ‘An Optimistic Tragedy. A Farewell Ball’. A.A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum’s director Dmitry Rodionov will present on Skype a joint exhibition of his museum and Alexandrinsky Theatre, named ‘The last staging in Russian Empire: “Masquerade” (1917-2017)’. Exhibition will take place at the Bolshoi Theatre as a co-event of Valery Fokin’s ‘Masquerade. Remembrance of the future’ tour to Moscow. Theatre’s Principal Director Nikolai Roshchin will speak of competition for young directors ‘Laboratory 17’.
Press conference starts at 4:00 p.m.