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Okhlupina Alyona

People's Artist of Russia

Alyona Igorevna Okhlupina, People's Artist of Russia, was born on August 21, 1964. After graduating in 1985 from the School-Studio (Institute) named after V.I. Nemirovich Danchenko, Okhlupina was immediately invited to join the company of the Maly State Academic Theatre of Russia.

The first roles played by the young actress brought her to the attention of drama critics, and won the love of the audience. Alyona’s manner on the stage is distinguished by an ease and self-possession, strong personality, extraordinary stage charm, sense of humour and impeccable taste.

Alyona Okhlupina is one of the leading actresses of the Maly Theatre. Having worked in the oldest Russian drama theatre for over 30 years, Alyona performed a number of memorable roles. A brilliant performer of lyrical roles, Okhlupina is equally good at creating deep tragic characters. Alyona is an ideal actress for portraying Chekhovian heroines: she deeply penetrates into the psyche of her characters, endowing them with her innate intelligence, intricate sense of style and genre, persuasiveness and reliability.

Alyona Okhlupina also has a noteworthy presence in feature films - «Airport from the staa entrance», «Either man, or woman», «Our dacha», «Love», «I am hoping for you».

Roles in the Maly Theatre:

1986 - (premiere) Sofia, «The Minor» by Denis Fonvizin, directed by Vitaliy Ivanov

1986 - (replacement) Anyuta, « From the Memoirs of an Idealist» by Anton Chekhov, directed by Vladimir Beylis

1986 - (replacement) Stepka, «The Zykovs» by Maxim Gorky, directed by Leonid Kheyfets

1987 - (premiere) Elya, «Dream of the White Mountains» by Viktor Astafyev, directed by Vladimir Sedov

1987 - (replacement) Annushka, «On the Eve» by Ivan Turgenev, directed by Vladimir Sedov

1987 - (premiere) Tanya, «The Game» by Yuri Bondarev, directed by Vladimir Andreev

1987 - (entry) Page, «The Man Who Laughs» by Victor Hugo, directed by Igor Iliynskiy

1987 - (replacement) 4th Princess, «Woe from Wit» by Alexander Griboedov, directed by Vitaliy Ivanov

1988 - (replacement) Anya, «The Cherry Orchard» by Anton Chekhov, directed by Igor Iliyinskiy

1988 - (revived) Anya, «The Cherry Orchard» by Anton Chekhov, directed by Igor Iliyinskiy

1989 - (replacement) Katya, «Vanyushin’s Children» by Sergei Naidenov, directed by Mikhail Tsaryov

1992 - (premiere) Joanna, «The King of the Jews» by Konstantin Romanov, directed by Vladimir Dragunov

1993 - (premiere) Nastya, «There Was Not a Single Penny, and Suddenly There is a Dime» by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Eduard Martsevich

1996 - (replacement) Maria Fyodorovna, «Tsar Ivan the Terrible» by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, directed by Vladimir Dragunov

1996 - (premiere) Masha, «Seagull» by Anton Chekhov, directed by Vladimir Dragunov

1998 - (replacement) Zinaida, «Uncle's Dream» by Fyodor Dostoevsky, directed by Alexander Chetverkin

1998 - (premiere) Poliksena Grigoryevna, «Hard-earned Bread» by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Alexander Korshunov

1999 - (replacement) Rogozhinskaya, «Resurrection» by LeoTolstoy, directed by Eduard Martsevich

1999 - (replacement) Lady-in-waiting, «Secrets of the Madrid Court» by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Leguvé, directed by Vladimir Beylis

2000 - (premiere) Countess Khryumina, the granddaughter, «Woe from Wit» by Alexander Griboedov, directed by Sergey Zhenovach

2001 - (premiere) Borovtsova, «The Deep» by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Alexander Korshunov

2004 - (premiere) Olga, «Three Sisters» by Anton Chekhov, directed by Yuri Solomin

2012 - (premiere) Charlotte, «Almost Everything About Love» (based on «The Sacred Monsters») by Jean Cocteau, directed by Anton Yakovlev

2013 - (replacement) Anna Tikhonovna, «There Was Not a Single Penny, and Suddenly There is a Dime» by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Eduard Martsevich

2013 - (premiere) Anna Perepelitsyna, «The Village of Stepanchikovo and Its Inhabitants» by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, directed by Anton Yakovlev

2013 - (premiere) Taisiya Semyonovna, «The Last Idol» by Alexander Zvyagintsev, directed by Vladimir Dragunov

2016 - The Warden, «A Streetcar Named Desire» by Tennessee Williams, directed by Sergey Potapov

2019 - (premiere) Anita, «The Rest Is Silence» by Viña Delmar, directed by Yuri Solomin

2019 - (premiere) Miss Flora Van Husen, «Always Call Dolly» by Sergey Plotov and Vladimir Ivanov, directed by Vladimir Ivanov