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List of notable or famous theatre directors from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top theatre directors born in Russia and even some popular theatre directors who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian theatre directors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These theatre directors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known theatre director from Russia is included when available.

People include everything from Leonid Kvinikhidze to Oleg Tabakov.

This historic theatre directors from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian theatre directors of note?" and "Who are the most famous theatre directors from Russia?" These prominent theatre directors of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian theatre directors.

Use this list of renowned Russian theatre directors to discover some new theatre directors that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (9 items)

Baron Caspar Wrede af Elimä was a Finnish theatre and film director. ...more

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Constantin Stanislavski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Theatre Directors from Russia
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Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky was a Russian actor and theatre director. The Stanislavsky system has had a pervasive influence, especially in the period after World War II. Stanislavsky treated theatre-making as a serious endeavour requiring dedication, discipline and integrity. Throughout his ...more

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Leonid Kvinikhidze is a television and film director, screenwriter and theatre director. ...more

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Oleg Tabakov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Theatre Directors from Russia
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Oleg Pavlovich Tabakov is a Soviet and Russian actor and the artistic director of the Moscow Art Theatre. ...more

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Oleg Yefremov is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Theatre Directors from Russia
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Oleg Nikolayevich Yefremov was a Soviet/Russian actor and Moscow Art Theatre producer. People's Artist of the USSR, Hero of Socialist Labour. In 1949 he graduated from Moscow Art Theatre School-Studio and became an actor and later a producer of the Central Children Theater, started teaching at ...more

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Ruben Simonov is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Theatre Directors from Russia
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Ruben Simonov was an actor and theatre director. ...more

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Vsevolod Meyerhold is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Theatre Directors from Russia
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Vsevolod Emilevich Meyerhold was a Russian and Soviet theatre director, actor and theatrical producer. His provocative experiments dealing with physical being and symbolism in an unconventional theatre setting made him one of the seminal forces in modern international theatre. ...more

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Yuri Petrovich Lyubimov was a Soviet and Russian stage actor and director associated with the internationally renowned Taganka Theatre, which he founded in 1964. He was one of the leading names in the Russian theatre world. ...more

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