Alexandre Marine

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Alexandre Marine
Born (1958-09-30) September 30, 1958 (age 58)
Krasnoyarsk, Soviet Union (now Russia)
Other names Александр Валентинович Марин, Alexander Marin
Occupation Actor, director, playwright
Years active 1979 – present

Alexandre Marine (Russian: Александр Валентинович Марин; born September 30, 1958,[1] in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia[2]) is a Russian-born actor-director-playwright currently based in Montreal.[2] On April 23, 1993, he was recognized by the Russian government as a Distinguished Artist of the Russian Federation.[3]

His award-winning productions include "The Blue Rose" (Special Jury Prize at Amurskaya Osen' in Blagoveshensk),[4] "...the itsy bitsy spider..." (Best of Baltimore, 2010),[5] "Marie Stuart" (Best Montreal production, 2007-2008 season)[6] and "Amadeus" (Best English-language production, 2006-2007 season)[7]

Apart from his career as a stage actor and stage director, he has appeared in several Russian films.[8]

Tabakov Theatre[edit]

Marine began his career as an actor at Oleg Tabakov's theatre (commonly known as the Tabakerka), where he had his directorial debut, later becoming a staff director at the theatre.[9]

Select Credits as Stage Director[edit]

Select Credits as Stage Actor[edit]

  • 2015: Prospero in "The Tempest.Variations" based on Shakespeare's The Tempest, Tabakov Theatre, Moscow, Russia[10]
  • 2007: Ensemble in "12" based on the works of Russian poets during the Silver Age of Russian Poetry, Théâtre Deuxième Réalité, Montréal, Canada
  • 2004: Semyon Podsekalnikov in Nikolai Erdman's "The Suicide", Théâtre Deuxième Réalité, Montréal, Canada
  • 1994: Nikolay Ivanovich in "Mechanical Piano" based on Chekhov's early works, Tabakov Theatre, Moscow, Russia[22]
  • 1991: Raskolnikov in Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment," Theatre Atelier, Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1989: Khlestakov in Gogol's "The Inspector General," Tabakov Theatre, Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1988: Epstein in Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues," Tabakov Theatre, Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1983: Alan Strang in Peter Shaffer's Equus (play), Pushkin Theatre, Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1979: Longnose in "Two Arrows," Tabakov Studio, Moscow, Soviet Union