Born in 1969 in Russia, Rostov-on-Don. Russian theater, television and film director, he is the Artistic Director of the Gogol Center since 2012. He staged his first play when he was still a student. In 1992, he graduated from Rostov State University physics department with honors. In 2008, he formed an experimental actor-director class at the Moscow Art Theatre School. In 2012, the class becomes the Studio Seven, which is now a Gogol Center full-time resident. From 2011 to 2014, Kirill was the Artistic Director of the Platform project at the Winzavod Centre for Contemporary Art and he currently lives in Moscow. In 2015, the Gogol Center represented at the Avignon Festival the play The Idiots staged by Kirill Serebrennikov. Inspired by the eponymous Lars Von Trier. This year he will present Dead Souls inspired by the novel Nikolaï Gogol.
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