Sergei Gritsay

Choreographer

Honoured Arts Worker of Russia

Choreographer

Biography

In 1968 he graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic College named after Vaganova (today the Vaganova Ballet Academy), in 1985 – from the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatoire where he majored in choreography teaching under Pyotr Gusev, Igor Belsky, Nikolai Boyarchikov, Ascold Makarov, and in 1986 – from the Ministry of Culture Directors Courses.

Cooperated with directors Grigoriy Kozlov, Grigoriy Dityatkovsky, Alexander Galibin, Semen Spivak, in the Mariinsky Theatre with Andrei Konchalovsky, Yuri Alexandrov and conductor Valery Gergiev.

Participated in over 100 theatrical and musical productions (in the theatres of Germany, Holland, Switzerland, England, Italy, Spain, USA).

Performances:
S.Mrozhek’s “Tango” (Youth Theatre on the Fontanka, 1988)
W.Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” (State “Vera Komissarzhevskaya” Theatre 1998)
S.Prokofiev’s “War and Peace” (Mariinsky Theatre, 2000, Metropolitan Opera, 2002)
“Lost in the Stars” based on H.Levin’s play “The Rubber Merchants” (St Petersburg Drama and Comedy Theatre on Liteiny, 2000)
G.Verdi’s “Un ballo in maschera” (Royal Theatre, Parma, Italy, 1989)
A.Jarry’s “King Ubu” (Et Cetera Theatre, 2001)
N.Gogol’s “The Government Inspector” (Alexandrinsky Theatre, 2002)
V.Semenovsky’s “The Teacher of Literature” (Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre, 2003)
A.Schnittke’s “Life with an Idiot” (Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, 2003)
F.Dostoevsky’s “The Double” (Alexandrinsky Theatre, 2005)
A.Sukhovo-Kobylin’s “The Death of Tarelkin” (Et Cetera Theatre, 2005)
P.Tchaikovsky’s “Mazeppa” (Metropolitan Opera, Mariinsky Theatre, 2006)
D.Shostakovich’s “The Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk” (Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, 2006)

Awards:
Laureate of the State Prize of Russia
Laureate of the All-Union Competition of Choreographers (1984, 1988)


Main Stage 1 Teatralnaya ploschad (1 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia
New Stage 4/2 Teatralnaya ploschad (4/2 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia