Choreographer, Director for Plastique
Sergei Zakharin graduated from the choreographic department of the Ulyanovsk College of Arts, then from the acting department of the Theatre Institute of Saratov Sobinov State Conservatory. He was educated as theatre director at RATI GITIS institute (workshop of People’s Artist of Russia Valery Belyakovich).
Sergei is the creator and artistic director of The Zakharin Theatre and the author of a unique study guide “Body language and contact improvisation as expressive means of the actor, or the Philosophy of movement”. He holds master classes on plastic training of drama and opera artists. He is also an actor of theatre and cinema; in particular, he is an actor of Roman Viktyuk Theatre.
As a production director, choreographer and director for plastique, he has worked for such Moscow theaters as The Luna Theatre, The Theatre of Moscow Southwest, the House of Music, the Open Stage project; he has also worked with the Novosibirsk State Theatre of Opera and Ballet (NOVAT); Tambov Theatre of Drama; Omsk Galerka Theatre; Penza Academic Drama Theatre named after Lunacharsky; Michurinsk Drama Theatre; Tyumen Drama Theatre; Saratov Drama Theatre named after Slonov.