VILKIN Alexander( Russian actor, director)
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VILKIN, Alexander Mikhailovich (p. 1943), Russian actor, director. People's Artist of Russia (2001). Born July 25, 1943 in Moscow into a family of surgeons. Maternal grandfather, NN Muratov, was an actor in ohlopkovskom realistic theater, then artistic director of the drama troupe in Kishinev. Mother-surgeon in his youth worked in the theater studio S. Mikhoels.
After school, he entered the Medical School, who soon left. In 1961 - a student acting faculty Theater School. BV Shchukin at Vakhtangov Theater. In 1965 accepted into the company Taganka Theater. Outsmart many dumb and bit parts, was the role of Mayakovsky in lyubimovskom play "Listen!" (1967). In 1976, played a modern intellectual in "The Exchange" (story by Yuri Trifonov). The next year, critics noted his non-traditional interpretation of Tartuffe in Moliere's comedy of the same name. Looking more closely to work as a director Yuri Lyubimov, assistiruya his performances as "Exchange", "Tartyuf2, Wooden Horses," "The Master and Margarita" and others, Vilkin decided to become a director and returned to the Shchukin School - at the Directing Department. In 1967-1972 served as an actor in the Taganka, staged performances on radio and television.
In 1972 he defended his directing diploma Krasnoyarsk production "flight from Grenada" G. Polonsky. In the 1970's staged performances in Omsk, Riga, Chelyabinsk, Vilnius, Yaroslavl, Moscow and others. cities. Theater critic pointed out in his work a sense of acute and grace, brought Vakhtangov school, in conjunction with a thin MAT psychologism - a rare quality in a modern direction.
In 1978, much controversy has caused his production of Chekhov's "Seagull" in Theater. Vl.Mayakovskogo. In the director's vision, talent was harshly refused and Treplev, and Nina Zarechnoj, because they loved themselves more in art than the art itself. Event of a different nature were "Usvyaty shlemonostsy" the novel by E. Nosov in TSTSA (1980). The performance was surprisingly humane, he lovingly highlighted the emotional features of Russian national character, feeling conveyed the spirit of high human tragedy.
Within a few years Vilkin cooperated with a Polish theater. In 1988 he set "The Cherry Orchard, Anton Chekhov and" Mandate "NR Erdman in Teatr Polski in Szczecin, in the same" Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare (1997) and in the famous theater 'Powszechny' - "And A day lasts longer than a century "(by Chingiz Aitmatov, 1988)
. In 1995 Vilkin organized a performing arts center 'Cherry Orchard', . where experiments in a variety of genres: a performance for an actress in prose, . poems, . diaries O. Bergholz, . children's musical based on fairy tale "Piper of Strakonice" J. Tyl (1996), . in his production are "The Glass Menagerie" by T. Williams (1997) and "Theater of frozen time" by E. Ionesco (2000) and others,
. Vilkin - artistic director of the director's course in Schukinskaya school.