Festival experts

Nekrylova Anna Fedorovna

Nekrylova Anna Fedorovna, philologist, folklorist, specialist in drama study, drama critic.

She specialized in the field of East Slavic folklore and ethnography. Anna Nekrylova made more than 30 folklore and dialectological expeditions.

The list of Anna’s scientific works totals more than 200 issues. She takes part in Russian and foreign scientific conferences and symposia. She is an active teacher.

As a theater critic, she takes part in many festivals of puppet theaters in Russia and abroad as a jury member and chairman of the jury. She was a member of the jury of the “Golden Mask” theater festival for 10 years, since 2000 – she is a permanent member of the jury of the St. Petersburg “Golden Spot” theater festival.

She took part in the meetings of the working group of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation on the problems of preservation and effective usage of cultural and spiritual heritage.

She was awarded the medal "In memory of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg", a diploma and a silver medal in connection with the 100th anniversary of the Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) RAS.


Davletshina Dina Gatuevna

Davletshina Dina Gatuevna, specialist in drama study, drama critic, Honored Artist of the Republic of Bashkortostan.

She graduated from the theater department of GITIS (course of Professor N.O. Elyash).

Currently she works in Ufa state Tatar theater "Nur". As an expert teacher, Dina takes part in drama and directing seminars and laboratories, held in Ufa by the Center of contemporary drama and directoring.

She is a teacher at the Ufa Studio of creative development "Plumage", founded by Konstantin Khabensky - Honoured Artist of Russian Federation.

Dina’s works are published in the periodicals “Strastnoy Boulevard, 10” (Moscow), “Screen and Stage” (Moscow), “Petersburg Theater Journal” (St. Petersburg), and “Ramp. Culture of Bashkortostan” (Ufa).


Lyotin Vyacheslav Aleksandrovich

Lyotin Vyacheslav Aleksandrovich, a theater expert, cultural specialist, philologist, participant of International and All-Russian scientific conferences, round-table conferences and scientific and methodological seminars devoted to the study of the problems of a creative personality, interpretation of a literary text, and modern theater.

Has more than 70 scientific and journalistic works.

The author of the original training course "The History of Puppet Theater Art" for students of the Puppet Theater Department.

Scientific supervisor of student research projects, including those dedicated to both history and current problems of puppet theater.

Permanent member of the jury of the Regional festival for children and youth "Tararam" (Kotlas).


Petrunina Natalya Fedotovna

Petrunina Natalya Fedotovna, Honored Artist of Russian Federation.

Since 1975, Natalya’s creative life is linked with Murmansk Regional Puppet Theater. More than seventy roles of various genres created by a talented actress. The unique voice, musical abilities, charisma and body mobility allow the actress to create unique images and give individuality to her characters. She has many roles of patriotic sounding, noted by theatrical criticism and the audience.

Natalya Petrunina is a creative authority for the youth of the theater.

She generously shares her rich professional experience and secrets of mastery.

Natalya is also a member of Murmansk branch of the Union of Theater Workers.

Natalya successfully took an active part in performances of Murmansk Puppet Theater at theater forums both in Russia and at international festivals.

She was awarded the Certificate of Honor of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Certificate of Merit of the Theatre Union of the Russian Federation, as well as letters of thanks and letters of appreciation from the Governor of the Murmansk Region and the Murmansk Regional Duma.


Venediktova Ekaterina Aleksandrovna

Venediktova Ekaterina Aleksandrovna.

Graduate of the Theater History Department of GITIS Academy, (Pavel Rudnev workshop). Graduate of the faculty of stage productions mastery (K. Uchitel workshop).

Works as a project coordinator at major theater festivals. As a critic, she took part in collective analysis of the performances of the Krasnoyarsk Theater of Young Spectators, the Russian Academic Youth Theater, the School of Dramatic Art, the Theater “Praktika”, the Theater “July Ensemble”, etc.

She took part in various theater laboratories including a showcase for European theater students at the Kammerspiele Theater (Munich, Germany).