Mark Brovun

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Mark Matviyovych Brovun
Марк Матвійович Бровун
Born (1946-07-24)July 24, 1946
Stalino, Ukrainian SSR
Died October 9, 2012(2012-10-09) (aged 66)[1]
Occupation Art director
Awards Honoured worker of culture of Ukraine, full Chevalier of the Order of Merit
Website Donetsk Regional Academical Ukrainian Musical Drama Theatre

Mark Brovun (24 July 1946 – 9 October 2012) was a Ukrainian cultural employee, awardee of Taras Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine, Art Director of Donetsk National Musical and Drama Theatre.


Brovun was born on 24 July 1946 in Stalino (present day - Donetsk). He graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Donetsk National University and later from the Faculty of stage management at Lugansk State Institute for Culture and Arts. Brovun was a coach for Donetsk oblast' and the USSR military all-round teams; under his leadership USSR team repeatedly won the games, and in 1974 it won the Soviet Union championship. In 1974 he arrived at the Donetsk Academical Ukrainian Musical Drama Theatre, and in 1987 took charge of it.[2] In 2009 he was appointed the Art director of the theatre.[3] Brovun is the author of the concept and the permanent host of the monthly TV program about theatre "U kamina" (eng. - By the fireplace) that had been appearing at the regional television for more than 10 years.[3] He was also the initiator of the regional theater festival "Theatrical Donbass" and of the open festival for children and youth "Golden Key".

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In 1990 - 1994 Brovun was a member of Voroshilovsky district council (Donetsk). He performed duties of deputy chairman of Donetsk branch of the National Union of Theater Workers of Ukraine for 10 years.[2] He was also the Deputy of Donetsk Oblast' Council of the 4th, 5th and 6th convocations and the Chairman of the standing committee on culture issues.


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