Actors, ballet dancers, directors, conductors – all of these amazing people act like the face of their theatres and enjoy the well-deserved love of thousands. They also run social media accounts, where they reveal some of the backstage secrets (sometimes even production spoilers!) and show the side of theatre that the audience has never seen before. Our theatre experts from Facebook communities recommend taking a closer look at the accounts of several prominent theatre personalities if you want to find out what a performer’s daily life is like.
First soloist at the Mariinsky ballet
First soloist at the Bolshoi ballet
Principal soloist at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation
Actor at the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre
Principal at the Bolshoi ballet, Distinguished Artist of the Russian Federation, winner of the Golden Mask Award
Theatre and film actor, winner of multiple government awards, the Golden Mask Award, and the St. Petersburg City Council Award
Actor, director of the Taganka Theatre
Actor, prose writer, playwright, screenwriter, theatre director, Distinguished Artistic Personality of the Russian Federation, winner of the K. S. Stanislavsky International Award
Theatre critic, art manager, special project assistant rector at the Moscow Art Theatre School.
Playwright, director, prose writer, chief playwright at the Meyerhold Center
Playwright, screenwriter, journalist, Gogol Center creator