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Oleh Stefan


Actor of the Les Kurbas Lviv Theatre. Honored Artist of Ukraine, Winner of the National Taras Shevchenko Prize. Graduated from Ivan Kotlyarevskyi Kharkiv Institute of Arts. After his studies he worked as an actor at the Taras Shevchenko Kharkiv Theater. He taught psychophysical training at the Ivan Kotliarevskyi Kharkiv Institute of Arts and since 2005 has been a lecturer at the acting course at Ivan Franko Lviv National University. Winner of the Borys Romanytskyi Regional Award for Theater Arts (2007). Since 2019 he has been an actor at the Kyiv Academic Drama and Comedy Theater on the left bank of Dnipro.

1989 Ivan Kotlyarevskyi Kharkiv Institute of Arts, acting course of Oleksandr Beliatskyi Workshop

Theater experience:
The Les Kurbas Theatre:

1990 Spark, "Marusia Churay" by Lina Kostenko
1990 Arsen, Officer, "Between the Two Forces" by Volodymyr Vynnychenko
1991 King, Saint-Megren, Madame de Cose, "The Court of Henry III" by Alexander Dumas
1991 Luzhin, " The Dreams" by based on Fyodor Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment"
1996 Husa, Judas, "Apocrypha" by Lesya Ukrainka
1996 "The Dream" a poetic game based on Taras Shevchenko's lyrics
1996 Trofimov, "The Cherry Orchard" by Anton Chekhov
1997 "The Prayer to the Stars" reading of Bohdan Ihor Antonych poetry
1998 Herodius, Father, Pisek, "Grace-given Erodiy" by Hryhoriy Skovoroda
2002 Socrates, "In Praise of Eros" based on Plato's "The Banquet"
2001 Marko, "Marko Prokliaty, or the Legend From the East" a dramatic symphony of Vasyl Stus poetry
2001 "Irmos" musical fresco
2002 Don Juan, "The Stone Master" by Lesia Ukrainka
2003 Socrates, "Silenus Alcibiadis" based on Plato's "The Banquet"
2004 Bohdan, "Bohdan" by KLIM
2004 Luka, "The Narcissus" by Hryhoriy Skovoroda
2006 Vladimir, "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett
2006 Good God, " Ma-Na Hat-Ta (Divineland)" based on Ingeborg Bachmann’s "The Good God of Manhattan"
2008 Gilles, "Amnesia / Petits Crimes Conjougaux (Partners in Crime)" by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt 2009 "Formulas of ecstasy" by Bohdan Ihor Antonych poetry
2010 Mykyta Slipchenko, "Between The Two Forces" by Volodymyr Vynnychenko
2010 Kent, Lear, "King Lear" by William Shakespeare
2011 Uncle Lev, "The Song of the Forest" by Lesia Ukrainka
2013 The lone choir, or who asks "not choir", "Thus spoke Zarathustra" based on Nietzsche and KLIM
2014 Sir Toby, The oldest and most respected actor, Director, "... a Shakespeare play "The 12th night" played by actors far from England who never knew Shakespeare's words..." by KLIM
2016 Kronos, The Old Shepherd, "The Winter's Tale" by William Shakespeare
2018 Valerian Stalskyi, "The Crossroads" by Ivan Franko

The Taras Shevchenko Kharkiv Academic Drama Theater:
1987 Pasha, "Dear Olena Serhiyivna" by L. Razumovska
1988 Oleksandr, "Stars in the Morning Sky" by O. Halin
1989 Mokiy, Aunt Motia, "Myna Mazailo" by Mykola Kulish
1989 Count Sharm, "Operetka" by V. Hombrovych
1992 Golokhvastov, "Chasing Two Hares" by Mykhailo Starytskyi
1993 Bonaventure, “Money” by Ivan Karpenko-Karyi
1994 Onek, "Horban" by Slavomyr Mrozhek
1995 Mephisto, Mr Blake, "The Dreams of Christian" by Hans-Christian Andersen
1996 Tuzenbach, "Three Sisters" by Anton Chekhov
1996 Rodion, "Nailed" by Volodymyr Vynnychenko

Independent theater experience:
1999 Eric Larsen, "Mysterious Variations" by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt (Mariya Zankovetska Theatre)
2003 "4-Actors Quartet" by Boguslav Schaeffer (EVOE Theater)

Theater teaching:
1995-1996 Faculty of Acting, I. Kotlyarevskyi Kharkiv Institute of Arts
1998-1999 Studio at Les Kurbas Theater
2005-2006 Faculty of Culture and Arts, Ivan Franko Lviv National University
2012 - 2016 Faculty of Culture and Arts, Ivan Franko Lviv National University

2013 Kyryl "Such beautiful people", director - Dmytro Moiseyev
2013 Demon the seducer "Angels die at dawn", director - Yaroslav Turkivskyi

1994 Best Supporting Actor, The Golden Lion, Lviv
1998 Grand Prix, Lesya Ukrainka All-Ukrainian Readers Competition, Yalta
2000 Best Actor, The Golden Lion, Lviv
2001 International Prize of Yosyp Hirniak Actors Union of Ukraine. .
2006 Taras Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine
2006 Best Actor, Theatron, Kharkiv
2019 Best Actor, "Triumph. Theatre. Game" from Lviv Interstate Branch of Actors Union