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Olga N. Polikarpova

Designer Biography

Graduated from Moscow Architectural Institute (V.G. Talkovsky course), V.I. Nemirovich-Danchenko School-Studio at A.P. Chekhov MAAT (E.P. Maklakova course). Worked with the following Directors: A. Borodin, M. Brusnikina, M. Bychkov, M. Vail, S. Golomazov, D. Krymov, B. Morozov, A. Titel, L. Heyfetz, S. Yursky, etc.; Choreographers: B. Baranovsky, S. Petukhov; artists and set designers: A. Arefyev, S. Benediktov, A. Boym, D. Krymov, N. Simonov, I. Sumbatashvili, etc.

Worked at theaters and non-repertory companies of Moscow. Participated in the performances of Mossovet Theater, K.S. Stanislavsky Drama Theater, Moscow Operetta, Russian Academic Youth Theater, Independent Theater Project, Art-Partner XXI, Creative Association "Strelkovtheatr," K.S. Stanislavsky and V.I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theater, Charity theater project of the company MTS and Konstantin Khavensky Charity Fund, Vladimir Mayakovsky theater, etc. Designed costumes for the movie Eugene Onegin, programs for Nikulin Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard, " New Year family and Christmas balls at ancient Russian estate" (A.S. Pushkin State Museum). Wrote books and articles on Costume history, organized exhibitions on historical costume. Engaged in historical costume reconstruction for the Kremlin museums, SHM, Moscow History Museum, Tsaritsyno open-air museum, etc. Associate professor at V.I. Nemirovich-Danchenko School-studio (A.P. Chekhov MAT), Costume history and technology course. Participates in theater artists' exhibition "Season Finals" since 2002 on regular basis. The member of TWU RF, MAU. Her works (graphic and costume designs are exhibited at A.A. Bakhrushin SCTM, The Russian State Art Library, the Kremlin Museum, Museum of the theater "Moscow Operetta," private collections in Russia, Great Britain, and Austria.

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Costume at the Turn of the Century (1990 - 2015) - Moscow, Russia - - June-August 2015

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