Writer, Director, Moscow
St. Petersburg Institute of Music, Theater, and Cinematography
Moscow playwright and director Sergei Kokovkin attended naval school before entering the acting program of the St. Petersburg Institute of Music, Theater, and Cinematography. Kokovkin is the author of 25 plays and has staged works in Saint Petersburg, Moscow, and outside Russia. He has been working in the U.S. since 1985. In addition to theater, Kokovkin works in cinema and television and has authored several books (in both Russian and English). He has received an Award of the Arts in the U.S. and is an artist laureate in Russia.