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Alexander
Romanovich Shishkin

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He graduated from LGITMiK (speciality — artistic Director) in 1995.

During his studies, he has designed productions that have entered the repertoire of professional theatres: "Wojski of Goloperov" (dir. V. Kramer, the Farces theatre), Three sisters (dir. V. Filshtinsky, Theater on the Kryukov canal) and "waiting for Godot" (dir. Yuri Butusov. Of the city Council; the prize "Golden mask" in the nomination "the Best performance of the season").

Since then works mainly with Directors of his generation — W. Kramer ("the Passion according to Moliere", Comedy theatre; "the Trojans", the theatre Conservatory; "Stepanchikovo Village", the theatre "Farces", Saint-Petersburg), A. Mighty ("Petersburg", "Ivana" Alexandrinsky theatre; "DK La Mancha", the theatre "Baltic house"; "Krakatuk"), Yury Butusov ("the Watchman", the theatre "On Foundry"; "Woyzeck", "Caligula", "Bug", "The THIEF". Of the city Council; "Macbeth", "Richard III," "King Lear", theatre "the Satyricon" "hamlet," the Moscow art theatre. A. P. Chekhov; "MAN=MAN", Alexandrinsky theatre; "the Death of Tarelkin").

The winner of the theatrical award "the Seagull" (2002), crystal Turandot (2004), "Golden mask" (2008). Repeatedly nominated for the prize "Golden soffit" and "Golden mask".

In 2001, he designed the garden of "Hermitage" during the world theatre Olympics, in 2003 and 2004 — the opening ceremony of the theatre festival "Golden mask".

Simultaneously with the theater work Alexander Shishkin remains a painter easel. He does traditional paintings, and unusual digital, creating a huge, very similar to the "oil" work, using the computer (in 2003, his exhibition was held at the festival of Russian art in nice). Like most contemporary artists, in the record there is Shishkin and performances: he arranged a big event in Turin ("Parade urban creatures") and in Helsinki ("High incubator").

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