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Alisa Georgievna KOONEN

artist , actress

Alisa KOONEN, Actress; Popular Artist Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1935. Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals.


KOONEN, Alisa was born in 1889.


1905-1913 at Moscow Arts Theater. 1914-1949 acted at Moscow Kamerny Theater. Since 1949, at various Moscow theaters.

Roles: Mitil in Maeterlink’s “The Blue Bird”. Verochka, in Turgenev’s “Mesyats v derevne” (A Month in the Country). Masha, in L. Tolstoy's “Zhivoy trup” (The Living Corpse).

Title role in Racine’s “Phedre”. Title role in E. Scribe’s “Adrienne Lecouvreur”. Title role in Oscar Wilde’s “Salome”.

Abby, in Eugene O’Neill’s “Desire under the Elms”. Kruchinina, in Ostrovsky’s “Bez viny vinovaty” (Guilty without Guilt). The woman commissar in Vishnevsky’s “Optimisticheskaya Tragediya” (An Optimistic Tragedy).

Title role in A. Tayrov’s “Madame Bovary” based on Flaubert’s novel, etc.