Please find details of a forthcoming theatre work
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A new award-winning adaptation of Dostoevsky's Netochka Nezvanova
– Nameless Nobody, will have a limited run in the New End Theatre
from 27th February to 4th March. It is directed by Alexander Markov
from the multi-award-winning Russkiye Notchi Theatre of
St.Petersburg and performed by Vera Filatova (in English) with the
support of voice coach Valentina Beletskaya. The principal sponsor is
Pushkin House Trust.
Netochka tells the story of her childhood in which her extraordinary
stepfather – a drinker, dreamer and gifted violinist – transformed
yet exploited her and destroyed her mother in his descent into insanity.
Netochka Nezvanova had a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe
Festival 2006, where it got great reviews, incl. ?????
review from British Theatre Guide. Netochka is also a Winner of
St.Petersburg Independent Theatre Festival "Rozhdestvensky Parade"
Alexander Markov and Valentina Beletskaya are founders of Russkiye
Notchi Theatre and School. Theatre's work includes: Lev
Timofeyev's Moscow. Praying for a Cup (Best Performance Award, the
St. Petersburg Theatre Critics Award for Detailed Research into the
Spiritual Life of Man, Grand Prix of the Third St. Petersburg
Independent Theatre Festival), Brother's Karamazov, Poems (Best
Performance of the St.Petersburg Multi-Regional Festival 2001,
special guests at the Russian Culture Festival 2002 in the UK, tour
around London, Oxford, Cambridge, BBC broadcast)
For more information about Alexander Markov and Valentina
Beletskaya , their theatre work and their unique methodology of
teaching, please visit http://www.geocities.com/runotchi/
Vera Filatova is a 2006 graduate of the London Academy of Music and
Dramatic Art. Recent Theatre work includes Top Girls directed by
Olivier-award winner Peter James, performed in the Royal Court as
part of it's 50th anniversary celebration. Her recent TV and film
credits include The Last Detective for ITV and Children of Men by
Alfonso Cuaron. Currently she is working on BBC production of
Bloodlines. For more info please visit www.verafilatova.com
ATTENTION! PLEASE CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING WORKSHOPS:
WEDNESDAY 28TH FEBRUARY
"Voice of great range and flexibility"
led by Valentina Beletskaya
THURSDAY 1ST MARCH
"Performance as a path to understanding texts"
led by Alexander Markov
Both workshops are based around unique methodology of Russkiye Notchi
Theatre and School, which focuses on the relationship between the
performance of a text and its interpretation as taught by Alexander
Markov, combined with Valentina Beletskaya's astonishingly effective
system of voice training. Valentina Beletskaya and Alexander Markov
will introduce their ideas through both theoretical explanation and
practical demonstration using works of Chekhov. Both workshops start
at 20.45pm and last for 1.5 hours.
New End Theatre
27 New End, Hampstead
London NW3 1JD
5 min walk from Hampstead tube