Sofya Matveeva

Stage designer, costume designer

Born 02.04.1987

Education:

St Petersburg Kustodiev art school #10 (1993-1998)

St Petersburg art school #1 (1998-2001)

Studied under Ivan Govorkov (2001-2004)

(I. Govorkov, member of the St Petersburg artists union, from 1993 a member of the St Petersburg creative union (IFA), from 1974 a teacher at Russian Academy of Arts, sculpture and architecture’s faculty of drawing, professor)

Studied under Nina Sollogub (2005-2007)

Russian Academy of Arts, faculty of architecture, 2 terms (2004)

 Graduate of the St Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy, faculty of stage technology, workshop under honored artist of Russia V. Okunev, musical theatre artist specialization (2005-2010)

 

Work Experience:

“History Of One Event” / “История Одного События” (television documentary, 2002)

Property man assistant
“Crime In Modern Style” / “Преступление В Стиле Модерн” (television documentary, 2003)

Property man

“The Master And Margarita” / “Мастер И Маргарита” (television film, 2005)

Costume designer


TRK Peterburg Channel 5 (2008-2009)

Costume designer / stylist


“Sans Paroles” (play by S. Beckett, director – V. Levitskiy, Z.Korogodskiy “Pokoleniy” Theatre 2007)

Stage designer

 

“The Snow Maiden” / “Снегурочка” (play by A. Ostrovsky, , director – V. Levitskiy, Z.Korogodskiy “Pokoleniy” Theatre, 2008)

Stage designer

 

“Dangerous Leningrad” / “Опасный Ленинград” (historical documentary television series, 2009-2010)

Production designer


“Closer” (play by P. Marber, director — Lija Fisher, Helsinki, 2009)

Stage designer, costume designer  

 

“On The Shore Of Desolate Waves” / “На Берегу Пустынных Волн”

(based on the poetry by A. Pushkin, director — Benjamin Filshtinsky, Educational Theatre on Mohovaya, 2009)

Costume designer

 

“Ragtime On The Road” / “Регтайм На Дороге” (based on Fellini’s scenario to the film “La

Strada”, director — L. Gracheva, 2009)

Joint project of the St Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy, Leningrad Rock Club and Italian Embassy in St Petersburg

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Be At The Ark By Eight” / “У Ковчега В Восемь” (play by U. Hub, director – E. Gorohovskaya, 2010)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“No Talking” / “Без Разговоров” (dance performance, choreographer – A. Zakusova, 2010)

Premiered at the “Window” & “Open Look” dance festivals

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Jealousy Attempt” / “Попытка Ревности” (dance performance based on M. Tsvetaeva poetry, choreographer – A. Zakusova, 2010)

3rd prize winner of the “XXI Century Of Ballet” dance festival, Krasnoyarsk

Costume designer

“Snowstorm” (movie, director – I. Kazankov, 2010)

Production designer

 

“Predators” / “Хищницы” (historical documentary television series, 2011)

Production designer

 

“Fox Tail” / “Лисная Сказка” (play by E. Gorohovskaya based on Hurra för Ludvig Lurifax

by J. Ekholm, director – E. Gorohovskaya, Tallinn, VeneTeater, 2011)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Saint-Petersburg” (movie, director- A. Hvostov, 2011)

Production designer, costume designer

 

“I Would Die For Theatre” / “Умру За Театр” (play based on “The Dressing Room” by K. Shimizu, director – S. Serzin, St.Petersburg, Theater on Mohovaya, 2012)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

The Phoenix Bird Comes Home” / “Птица Феникс Возвращается Домой” (play by Y. Pulinovich, director – E. Gorohovskaya, Etud-theater, 2012)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Bremen’s Musicians” (director – E. Gorohovskaya, St. Petersburg, Masterskaya Theater, 2012)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

The Phoenix Bird Comes Home” / “Птица Феникс Возвращается Домой” (play by Y. Pulinovich, director – E. Gorohovskaya, Ozersk, Our Home Theater, 2012)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Hi, Monteverdi” (choreographer – A. Zakusova, St. Petersburg Conservatory, 2012)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“The Nutcracker”/ “Щелкунчик» (director – E. Gorohovskaya, Sakhalin, International Theater Center, 2012)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“North”/ “Север” (play by V. Durnenkov, director – S.Serzin, Yaroslavl, Volkov Theater, 2013)

Costume designer

 

The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily”/ “Невероятное нашествие медведей на Сицилию” (play by D. Buzzati, director – E. Gorohovskaya, Krasnoyarsk, TUZ, 2013)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Happyness”/ ”Счастье” (choreographer – A. Zakusova, St. Petersburg, 2013)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“The ugly duckling”/”Гадкий Утенок” (fairy tail by H.C. Andersen, director – E. Gorohovskaya, Barnaul, MTA, 2013)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Gilt foreheads” / «Золоченые лбы» ( fairy tail by B. Shergin, director – A. Bezyazikov, Barnaul, MTA, 2013)

Costume designer

 

‘Vieraat/Guests’ / “Гости” (play by Okko Leo, director – Lija Fischer, Helsinki, 2013)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Nature Morte in the pit” /  “Nature Morte в яме” (play by – F.Paravidino, director – A. Giuntini, St. Petersburg, 2013)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Demons” / “Демоны” (play by – Vorozbit, director – S. Serzin, St. Petersburg, 2013)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Vieraat” / “Guests” (director L. Fisher, Finland, 2013)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Archimedes’” / «Закон Архимеда» (play by Josep Maria Miró Coromina, director – E. Gorohovskaya, St. Petersburg, 2013)

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Memories of My Melancholy Whores” / “Вспоминая моих несчастных putas” (poem by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, director – E. Gorohovskaya, St. Petersburg, 2014 )

Stage designer, costume designer

 

“Romeo and Juliet” / “Ромео и Джульетта” (play by W. Shakespeare, director – S. Serzin, choreographer – A. Zakusova, Yaroslavl, Volkov Theater, 2014)

Costume designer

 

“Momo” / “Момо” ( novel by – M. Ende, director – E. Gorohovskaya, Novosibirsk, 2014)

Set designer, costume designer

 

“Don’t lean” / “Не прислоняться” (choreographer – A. Zakusova, St.Petersburg, 2014)

Set designer, costume designer

 

“Museum of Dostoyevsky” / “Музей Достоевского” (director – S. Serzin, Moscow,2014)

Set designer, costume designer

 

“Pinokio” / “Буратино” ( director – V.Mayzinger/ R.Haluzov, choreographer – A. Zakusova, Yaroslavl, Volkov Theater, 2014)

Set designer, costume designer

 

“The Republic of ShKID” / “Республика ШкиД” ( based on the novel by G.Belykh, director – S. Serzin, St. Petersburg) 2015)

Set designer, costume designer

 

“Mama Roma” / “Mama Roma”  (based on the screenplay of P.P.Pasolini, director – A. Giuntini, Omsk, 2015)

Set designer, costume designer

 

“La Strada” / “Дорога” (based on the screenplay of F.Fellini , director – A. Giuntini, Krasnoyarsk, 2015)

Set designer, costume designer

 

“Treasure island” / “Остров Сокровищ” (based on the Novel by R. L. Stevenson, director – A. Serov, Moscow, 2015)

Costume designer

 

“Riot” / “Бунт” (based on the novel by A.S. Pushkin “Dybrovsky”, director – S.Serzin, Perm, 2015)

Set designer, costume designer

 

Student Works:

“The Love For Three Oranges”, opera by S. Prokofiev
“A Doll’s House”, play by H. Ibsen
“The Wayward Daughter”, ballet by F. Hérold
“Fiddler On The Roof”, musical by J. Bock
“Eugene Onegin”, opera by P. Tchaikovsky
“Elektra”, opera by R. Strauss
“Cinderella”, ballet by S. Prokofiev
“An Ordinary Miracle”, play by Y. Shvarts
“Nabucco”, opera by G. Verdi
“Ruslan And Ludmila”, opera by M. Glinka
“My Cousin’s Corner Window”, story by E.T.A. Hoffmann

“The Magic Flute” opera by W.A. Mozart, diploma

 

 

Exhibition Participation:

“Theatre In Scale”

Exhibition of V. Okunev workshop students in Russian State Academic Drama Theatre named after A.S. Pushkin, 2009

 

“On.Theatre”

Exhibition of young theatre designers in Lensovet St Petersburg State Academic Theatre, 2009

“Prague Quadrennial 2011” (pavilion of young russian stage designers)

“Shanghai exhibition of stage design 2012”