Spivak Semen Yakovlevich( Artistic Director of the St. Petersburg State Youth Theater on the Fontanka, Honored Artist of Russia, laureate of State Prize of Russia.)
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Biography Spivak Semen Yakovlevich
Born June 14, 1950 in g. Chernivtsi, Ukraine.
He graduated from Leningrad State Engineering and Economics Institute in 1972, the Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography in 1979.
In 1980-1984 he. worked as a director: the Leningrad Theater. Lenin Komsomol in 1984-1986. - In Leningrad's Academic Theater. Lensoveta.
From 1986 to 1989, Semyon Spivak, head of the ensemble drama "The Young Theater, which under Lenkontserte. His first work in this team became "Kabanchik" VS. Rozov. But the real success has brought Spivak performance "Tango" on the play by Polish playwright Slawomir Mrozheka (1988), which was the best premiere of the season 1988-89. and the winner of the Festival of Polish drama in the USSR.
In 1989. S. Ya. Spivak received a proposal to lead the Youth Theater and went there with a group of artists of the Young Theater.
The first performance of "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme" by Jean-Baptiste Moliere was highly appreciated by critics, and in 1996. for this performance Semyon Spivak received the Grand Prix of the French drama festival in St. Petersburg. The following statement - "Death to Van Halen" - launched for the St. Petersburg stage name of a young playwright Alexei Shipenko. Real triumph for the director was an unexpected, very lyrical and musical staging textbook "Thunderstorm" AN. Ostrovsky.
In 1998. Semyon Spivak has been declared one of the 16 best St. Petersburg: he was awarded an annual prize "The people of our city" in the category "Best Director".
Among the works of Semyon Spivak - play by SW. Mishima ( "Marquis de Sade, 1997), AN. Tolstoy ( "Killer Whale", 1999), M. Bulgakov ( "Days Turbin, 2000). In 2001, the premiere of the play "The Lark", in which he acted as artistic director.
She teaches at the St. Petersburg Academy of Dramatic Art.
Married, one daughter.