LIMMUD FSU NY Presenters 2015

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Dmitry Astrahan Theater and film director, actor


Dmitry Astrahan was born in St. Petersburg on March 17, 1957. In 1982 he graduated from Saint Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy (workshop of A.Muzilja).

He started his career in 1981 as the director of the Theatre for Young People in Yekaterinburg, where he worked for 6 years.

From the years 1990-1995, Dmitry was the art director of Akimov’s Comedy Theatre in St. Petersburg.

During his theatre career, which spanned the years 1981- 1996 he had already staged more than 40 performances at different theatres. The most well known included- "Duck Hunting", "Lucrative post", "Greenhorn" (the Yekaterinburg Theatre for Young People), "the Marriage of Balzaminova" (Gorky Bolshoi Drama Theater), "These Free Butterflies" (Theatre of Komissarzhevsky), "One day Lady", "Travelers in the Night" (the Moscow Theatre of Pushkin), «All Passes» and «Family Idyll» («Alexander Abdulov's Enterprise»). Since 1990 Dmitry is working exclusively in the film business. All films directed by Dmitry Astrahan, are created together with his permanent partner, scriptwriter Oleg Danilov.