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Lev Dodin

stage director

Lev DODIN is a modern Russian theater director, the leader of Saint Petersburg Maly Drama Theater.

Background

Dodin, Lev was born in 1940.

Education

Leningrad Theatre Institute.

Career

Stars in the Morning Sky (A. Galin) 1988. Drama teacher for 20 years, mainly at the Leningrad Theatre Institute. Took over as the director of the Leningrad Malyi Theatre in 1983 after being a guest director there. Staged various foreign and Soviet plays including V. Rasputin’s Live and Remember.

In 1988, brought his production of Stars in the Morning Sky by A. Galin to Britain. Received overwhelming acclaim from the British press.