Peoples Artist of the Russian Federation

Natalia Tenyakova

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Apprentices

Guest actors

Graduated from the Leningrad State Institute for Theatre, Music and Cinema in1965.

She made her debut inthe Leningrad State Theatre named after Lenin Komsomol inthe roles ofPolly Peachum (“Threepennies Opera“) and Ol-Ol („Days ofOur Lives”).

Since 1967, worked atthe Tovstonogov Great Drama Theatre. Among her main roles: Clay (“The Fox and the Grapes“), Liselotte (“Two Theatres“), Armande (“Moliere“), Maria Antonovna (“The Government Inspector”), Vera („Three sacks ofwheat weeds”), Julia („Summerfolk”), Alexandra („Fantasies ofFaryatiev”).

Since 1979 atthe Theatre named after Mossovet. The main roles in: “IfIamalive“, “Theme with Variations”, „Hedda Gabler”, The truth good, but happiness isbetter, “Stove onwheel“, “Widow's boat”, „Ornifl”.

Since 1988 Artist ofthe Moscow Art Theatre. She played: Ranevskaya ( “The Cherry Orchard“), Madeleine Bejart (“Sanctimonious persons' Kabala“), Irina (“Tragedians and Comedians“), Countess Erminia fon Valensey (“The Beautiful life (La belle vie)“), Sekleteya Semyonovna (“Blessed Island“), Rakel (“After the Rehearsal“), Fekla Ivanovna (“The Marriage“), Ancha (“Zero“) and other roles.

Now playing inthe Moscow Art Theatre inperformances: “The New American“ (Tasya), “Christmas Dreams” (Tatiana), „Retro” (Diana Barabanova), „The Wood” (Gurmijskaya), „The Breath ofLife” (Frances Beale).

Playing inthe performances: „Provocation” (Moscow theatre „School ofModern Drama”), „Frederick orthe Crime Boulevard” (State Theatre named after E.Vakhtangov) and „The Uncle's Dream” (Moscow Modern Theatre). Inthe Moscow theatre „School ofModern Drama” played inthe performance „Chairs”.

In1995was awarded the Theatre Prize “Golden Mask“ for the role ofLavey inthe performance “Chairs” (Moscow theatre „School ofModern Drama”), in2005 the Stanislavsky Award for her role ofGurmijskaya inthe performance “The Wood“ (Moscow Art Theatre).

Acted insuch films as: “The Green Cab“, “Elder sister“, „Our friends”, „Love and Pigeons,” „The Uncle's Dream” and others.
Perfomances in our theatre
The Breath ofLife, Frances Beale
The Forest, Gurmijskaya