November 10, at 19.00, the G. Kamal Tatar State Academic Theatre Kamal holds a memorial evening of outstanding Tatar director Marcel Salimzhanov. The Memorial Evening is held in an unusual format of “Interview”. November 7, on the birthday of the director, at the Theatre Kamala traditionally – the “main season premiere”: performance of “My Name is Red,” by Orhan Pamuk. On this day, Marcel Salimzhanova would have turned 80 years old.
The interviewers and presenters of the evening will be the actors of the generation having not seen Marcel Salimzhanov “grandchildren, who did not know of their great grandfather,” as they call themselves. “Grandchildren” will ask Marcel Khakimovich interesting questions, and he – “answer” them, by the memories of friends and colleagues, videos, interviews and rehearsals.
About the director:
Salimzhanov Marseille Khakimovich born November 7, 1934 in Kazan, in a family of actors. After secondary school, he entered the law faculty of Kazan State University, and then – the directing department of the State Institute of Theatrical Arts.
named after A.V. Lunacharsky. After his graduation in 1962 Salimzhanov returnes to Kazan and is appointed director of Youth Spectators Theatre In 1966 he becomes the chief director of the G. Kamal Tatar State Academic Theatre. Since 1962, M. Salimzhanov both the teacher of Kazan Theatre College , and from 1992 – professor at Kazan University of Culture and Arts. In 2001 he was elected a full member of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan.
A bright talent of Marcel Salimzhanov is associated a big flourishing of Tatar professional theater, the development of national drama in that period. During the years of his directorial work, he performs staging of more than 100 performances of different genres by Tatar, Russian, foreign classics and contemporary drama included in the golden fund of the Russian theater.
Heading the course of acting in drama college and the University of Culture and Arts for 30, academician M.H.Salimzhanov lot of efforts and energy rendered to educating the youth theater. More than forty of his students are now actors Kamal Tatar State Theatre, about twenty of them had been awarded an Honorary title of Russia and Tatarstan.
For outstanding contributions to the development of theatrical art M.H.Salimzhanovu has been awarded Honorary title of People’s Artist of the USSR, Honoured Artist of Russia and Tatarstan, RT G. Tukai and RSFSR G. Stanislavsky State awards, the Award “Golden mask “. He has also been awarded the Order of Friendship.
Among the productions which have received the people’s love: “American” by K.Tinchurin, “Extinguished stars” by K.Tinchurin, “Kazan towel” by K.Tinchurin, “Blue Shawl” by K.Tinchurin , “The Servant of Two Masters,” by Carlo Goldoni, “Our people – done “,” Bride “by A. Ostrovsky,” Almandar of Aldermesh ” by T.Minnullin,” Morale has no options » by T. Minnullin.,” Three feet of earth ” by A. Gilyazov, ” Idegei ” by Yu. Safiullin,” Seer ” by Z. Hakim, “Basketball” by M.Gilyazov and others.
Marseille Khakimovich Salimjanov died March 26, 2002. He was buried at the cemetery in New Tatar Tatar settlement near Kazan close to Gabdulla Tukai.
Ministry of Culture of Tatarstan