Topic: Theater

YEREVAN/BRATISLAVA — Tomáš Palonder, is a 40-years-old Slovak actor, singer and moderator. He was born in Moscow to a Slovak father and an Armenian mother. He graduated from the Department of Music and Drama at the Bratislava State[...]

By Ashot Grigoryan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN – The play “Twelfth Night or What You Will” is one of Shakespeare’s masterpieces. On May 17, the Yerevan State Theater and Film Institute graduating students presented[...]

YEREVAN / SAXMUNHAM, UK — British actress and playwright Tamara Hinchco was born in 1938. Between 1954 and 1956 she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London. From 1959 to 2002 she acted in 37 TV Series (“The Fast[...]

YEREVAN – Armenia celebrated International Theater Day on March 27, with proper pomp and circumstance fit for the occasion. The 20th jubilee ceremony called the Artavazd Awards, dedicated to the memory of its founder director Yervand[...]

BOCHUM, Germany — Under normal circumstances we would have organized a huge birthday party. There would have been music —  Armenian music — and poetry and dancing, shish-kebab, with all the trimmings, paklava and Ararat cognac.[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara) — The play “Zabel,” which tells the story of the life and work of well known Istanbul-Armenian writer and one of the trailblazers of the feminist movement, Zabel Yesayan, was streamed online on February 19. The[...]

Performance: most people in Armenia equate the word solely with theater and ballet.   For mime, choreographer and movement guru Vahram Zaryan, this status quo some thirty years after the collapse of the USSR was unacceptable. Sure, the[...]

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In the words of the Bard, the play’s the thing. That is even true for children, for whom plays can be the means for understanding everything from morals to science. Sina (Najarian) Skates, a playwright originally[...]

YEREVAN/MELBOURNE — John Kachoyan (born in Oatley, New South Wales, Australia) is a multi-award-winning freelance director, writer, script developer and teacher who works internationally in theatre, opera and screen. He’s skilled at[...]

YEREVAN / ROME — Marine Galstyan, actress, director, dancer, and choreographer from Yerevan, has been living and working in Italy for 17 years. From 1999 to 2004 she studied at the Yerevan Institute of Theater and Cinema, where she acted[...]