Sergei Skornetsky is Golden Mask theatre award prize-winner of the year 2015 in the “Drama / Lighting Design” nomination. He was awarded for the Measure for Measure production (Pushkin Theatre, Moscow; Cheek by Jowl Theatre, London).
Having graduated from the production faculty of the Moscow Art Theatre School, Sergei Skornetsky worked as a lighting designer at the Oleg Tabakov Theatre Studio, and later in many other Russian and foreign theaters. He worked with such directors and artists as Valery Fokin, Kama Ginkas, Alexander Shapiro, Kirill Serebrennikov, Alexander Marin, Mindaugas Karbauskis, Roman Viktyuk, Sergei Barkhin, Mart Kitaev, David Borovsky, Alexander Borovsky, Vera Martynova, Vladimir Boer and many others.
As an artistic director, he designed such performances as The Cruel Dances, The Lessons of Tango and Love, The Girls from the Calendar, Gogol/Cafe, Packed and Ready to Go, TODD, The Love Potion, The Forbidden Horizons, etc.