The 21st Ceremony of the Oleg Tabakov Awards Presentation was held on March 24, 2016
On that day, mass media people, the awardees and the guests were gathered in the theatre hall. Oleg Tabakov, having read out the letter of Maya Turovskaya, an awardee and art expert, got down to awards presentation.
The awards went to:
Director Alexander Marin - for consistent implementation of humanistic principles in his work and artistic achievements;
Director Mikhail Rakhlin – for the Oleg Tabakov Jubilee Party production in the Moscow Art Theatre in November, 2016;
The Oleg Tabakov Theatre actress Juliana Grebe – for the impressive debut on professional stage (part of Nina in “Madonna with a Flower” in the Oleg Tabakov Theatre);
The Moscow Art Theatre actor Alexey Kravchenko - for his recent artistic achievements on stage of the Moscow Art Theatre;
The Moscow Art Theatre actor Igor Mirkurbanov – for his recent artistic achievements on stage of the Moscow Art Theatre;
The Moscow Art Theatre actress Marina Zudina - for her recent artistic achievements on stage of the Moscow Art Theatre;
Art Director’s assistant, Head of the Repertoire Department of the Moscow Art Theatre Olga Khenkina – for “the invaluable help in crisis management”;
Theatre Expert Maya Turovskaya – for life in Art. (The award was handed over to Zoya Boguslavskaya);
David Borovsky – for reformation of the Russian stage-set art reflected in the albums “David Borovsky. Costumes”, “David Borovsky. Maquettes”. The award was handed over to the awardee’s son Alexander Borovsky.
Director Viktor Ryzhakov and dramatist Ivan Vyrypayev – for the talented and unswerving reflection of current life in the new drama forms (the Moscow Art Theatre). Ivan Vyrypayev couldn’t attend the ceremony but sent Oleg Tabakov and the audience a video message.
The Oleg Tabakov Theatre actresses Alyona Lapteva and Natalia Kachalova – for the kindness of heart displayed in their parts (“Madonna with a Flower” in the Oleg Tabakov Theatre);
Director Konstantin Bogomolov – for his production “The Jeweler’s Jubilee” (the Moscow Art Theatre);
Philanthropist Irina Prokhorova – for her “selfless persistent promotion of Russian scenic art”; Oleg Tabakov presented her with a diamond Savva Morozov memorial sign;
The Moscow Art Theatre actress Natalia Tenyakova – for the masterful actor duo and skilful “close-up” technique in theatre acting (“The Jeweler’s Jubilee”, the Moscow Art Theatre); the award was handed over to Sergey Yursky, the spouse;
Vitaly Yegorov, a member of the Supervisory Board of the Oleg Tabakov Foundation, awarded Oleg Tabakov for “the masterful actor duo and skilful “close-up” technique in theatre acting” (The Jeweler’s Jubilee”, the Moscow Art Theatre).