Victor S. Tkachenko
YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2010 - 2011Director
TheatreThe Darling by Anton Chekhov
Two Chekhovs Productions
New York International Fringe Festival, August 2011
1983M.F.A. in directing and actingSt. Petersburg State Theatre Academy1983, M.F.A. in directing and acting
St. Petersburg State Theatre Academy
About meVICTOR S. TKACHENKO is "a world class actor, director and writer, who has devoted his life to both Chekhovs, directing the uncle's plays while teaching the nephew's acting method." (Pen World Magazine). Mr. Tkachenko directed about 50 modern and classical plays (including all Chekhov's plays), and musicals in Russia, Europe, Asia, and North America. He played leading characters of Chekhov's plays, as well as roles in plays by Pushkin, Durrenmatt, Anouilh, etc. Mr. Tkachenko is an author of librettos for five internationally staged musicals and numerous stage adaptations. He is a founder of several theatre companies and Centers, including Michael Chekhov Studio at Anton Chekhov Museum in Moscow, later the Center of Theatre Research at UTW, and Michael Chekhov Center and Festival in Ridgefield. Mr. Tkachenko is a recipient of government awards and grants.
Additional SkillsActing,directing, speech, voice and vocal instructor.Play analysis.Stage design.
RefereesAvailable on request.
- Primary Job Title
- Job Titles
- Artistic Director, Director, Drama Tutor
- Years in industry
- 6 years +
- Experienced in
- Comedy, Drama, Live Events, Musicals, Opera, Revue, Shakespeare, Showcase, Tragedy
- Languages Spoken
- British Sign (BSL), Italian, Russian
- Work Permits
- Canada, EU, USA