Guest production staff

Denis Solntsev

Laureate of the National Theatre Award Golden Mask

Since 1991 he worked as lighting designer with the theatres of Saint-Petersburg. In 1999 he became lighting designer with The Baltic House Theatre (Saint-Petersburg). He cooperated with the following directors: V. Kramer, I. Konyaev, A. Moguchy, V. Fokin, Y. Butusov, A. Zholdak, Klim, R. Kudashov, T. Kulyabin, V. Zolotar. The performances staged with his participation run in the biggest cities of Russia and abroad: Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Ufa, Novosibirsk, Omsk; Riga (Latvia), Astana (Kazakhstan), Guangzhou (China), Nanjing (China).

The list of performances with Denis Solntsevs lighting include: No Words, Story of Glupov-town based on works by M. Saltykov-Shchedrin, Memorial prayer by Grigory Gorin, Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, Man, best and virtue by Luigi Pirandello, Fathers and Sons by Brian Friel, Onegin based on works by Pushkin, The Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare, Slave-girls by Ostrovsky, Dovlatov. Anecdotes, Decameron based on Boccaccios works at the Red Torch Theatre (Novosibirsk); Why do not people fly by Ostrovsky, Playing the Victim by the Presnyakov brothers, Autumn Dream by Jon Fosse at The Lensoviet Academic Theatre (Saint-Petersburg); Between the dog and the wolf by Sasha Sokolov at the Formalny Theater, Strider (Kholstomer) by Tolstoy at the Bolshoi Puppet Theatre in St.-Petersburg, Electra by Euripides and Ivanov by A. Chekhov at the State Theatre of Nations (Moscow); Night of Romantic Madness after Shakespeares A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Storm by Ostrovsky at the Krasnodar Youth Theatre; Resurrection by Tolstoy, Five Evenings by Volodin in China; Anna Karenina based on Tolstoys works at the Baltic House Theatre; Optimistic Tragedy. Farewell Ball after Vishnevskys Optimistic Tragedy at the Alexandrinsky theatre in Saint-Petersburg; Heart of a Dog after Bulgakovs piece at the Comedian Shelter Theatre, A Gentle Creature after Dostoevskys work at Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theater (Saint-Petersburg).

He is regularly invited to the musical theatres of Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Novosibirsk; he participated in staging of classical and contemporary ballets in Kazakhstan. List of performances staged in musical theatres includes: Dvořáks Rusalka, Sabitovs Prometheus at the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Donizettis Don Pasquale at the Bolshoi Theatre; Firtichs White. Petersburg at the Musical Comedy Theare in Saint-Petersburg; Verdis Rigoletto at the Opernhaus Wuppertal; ballets Salome, Carmen, Zhusan at the Astana Ballet Theatre.

Laureate of the national theatre award Golden Mask in the category Best Light Designer (2014).