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Shvets Nataliya

Actress

Nataliya Panteleymonovna Shvets graduated from the Mikhail Shchepkin Higher Theatre School (the course of V.I. Tsygankov) and in 1973 joined the company of the Maly State
Academic Theatre of Russia. Nataliya made her Maly Theatre stage debut playing Erzhike in «The Precipice» by József Darvas, when she was a student. Shvets became the first performer of the role of Princess Mstislavskaya in the legendary production «Tsar Fyodor Ioannovich» by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy.

For more than thirty years of service in the Maly Theatre, Nataliya Shvets has enriched her professional experience, knowledge and craft. Nataliya's mastery of acting is complemented with the high respect for the art of acting, her enthusiasm for the work, her high standards, and her commitment to the traditions of the Maly Theatre.

In parallel to working in the Maly Theatre Nataliya worked for several years in the Zelenograd Ethnographic Theatre «Vidogon», where she played Señora Honoria in «Clothing The Naked» by Luigi Pirandello. For thirty years now, Shvets has been working on radio. She hosted several radio programs for children and adults, Russian lessons, took part in radio plays «Theatre At The Microphone» («Gone With The Wind», «The Lonely White Sail»).

Nataliya Panteleimonovna also works on television - «Ruslan and Lyudmila», «The Tale of the Dead Princess». She also voices animated and feature films.

Nataliya Shvets performed in the House of the Journalist, the House of the Composer, the House of the Architect. Since 1986 Natalyia Panteleymonovna has been teaching in Moscow schools. She developed a program called «Development of the creative personality of the child». In 2003 the actress defended her thesis and acquired the PhD in Pedagogy.

Nataliya also appeared in numerous films: «You and I», «Stepmother», «Potter's Wheel» «Paradise Apples», «Martin Eden», «Day by Day»,etc. She also won the first prize at the All-Union competition «Monologue» (WTO, 1976), received the Diploma of the XII World Festival of Youth and Students (1980), and won the first prize at the Moscow Animation Festival for the role of Alyosha Why in the cartoons «Why Elephants?» and «Five Buttons».

Roles in the Maly Theatre:

1973 - Princess Mstislavskaya, «Tsar Fyodor Ioannovich» by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, directed by Boris Ravenskikh

1975 - Princess, «Woe from Wit» by Alexander Griboedov, directed by Vitaliy Ivanov

1975 - Lena, «Your Uncle Misha» by Georgiy Mdivani, directed by Vladimir Monakhov

1975 - Murka, «Criminal Tango» by Egon Rannet, directed by Veniamin Tsygankov

1975 - Beggaress, «The Storm» by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Boris Babochkin

1975 - Schoolgirl, «The Birds of Our Youth» by Ion Druță, directed by Ion Ungureanu

1975 - Girl at the pier, «Evening Light» by Alexei Arbuzov, directed by Leonid Kheyfetz

1975 - Katya Kotova, «Evening Light» by Alexei Arbuzov, directed by Leonid Kheyfetz

1976 - Katya, «Humiliated and Insulted» by Fyodor Dostoevsky, directed by Evgeniy Velikhov

1977 - Zhenya, «Conversations Under a Clear Moon» by Vasiliy Shukshin, directed by Vitaliy Ivanov

1978 - Underground worker, «Lyubov Yarovaya» by Konstantin Trenyov, directed by Pyotr Fomenko

1979 - Zerbinette, «Scapin's Deceits» by Jean-B. Molière, directed by Evgeniy Vesnik

1980 - Khimka, «Balzaminov’s Marriage» by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Vladimir Sedov

1986 - Marya, «A Profitable Position» by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Konstantin Zubov

1987 - Nadia, «The Game» by Yuri Bondarev, directed by Vladimir Andreev

1989 - Katja Mann, «Tales From Hollywood» by Christopher Hampton, directed by Boris Lvov-Anokhin and Vasiliy Fyodorov

1989 - Matryoshka, «The Kholops» by Pyotr Gnedich, directed by Boris Lvov-Anokhin and Vasiliy Fyodorov

1992 - Vikentieva, «The Precipice» by Ivan Goncharov, directed by Vera Efremova

1995 - Crow, «The Snow Queen» by Evgeny Schwartz, directed by Vitaliy Ivanov

1998 - Rich lady, «Money to Burn» by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Vitaliy Ivanov

1998 - The Wife, «Hard-earned Bread» by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Alexander Korshunov

1999 - Povarikha (The Cook), «The Tale of Tsar Saltan» by Alexander Pushkin, directed by Vitaliy Ivanov

1998 - Malanya, «Hard-earned Bread» by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Alexander Korshunov

2001 - The merchant, «The Deep» by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Alexander Korshunov

2002 - Second toadeater, «Enough Stupidity in Every Wise Man» by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Vladimir Beylis

2009 - Fominishna, «It's a Family Affair-We'll Settle It Ourselves», by Alexander Ostrovsky, directed by Alexander Chetverkin

2012 - Anfisa, «Three Sisters» by Anton Chekhov, directed by Yuri Solomin

2017 - Eremeevna, «The Minor» by Denis Fonvizin, directed by Vitaliy Ivanov

Works in other theatres in Moscow, including the State Philharmonic and the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory

Oratorio «Joan of Arc At The Stake» by Arthur Honegger
One-woman performance «The Sun of My Soul» by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Musical-literary composition «Vladimir Lenin's Favorite Songs»
A dramatization based on the stories of Anton Chekhov « From the Memoirs of an Idealist»
Señora Honoria «Clothing The Naked» by Luigi Pirandello

Work in the Committee of Broadcasting and Recordings

Russian language lessons. TV program that ran from 1975 to 1996.
More than 60 radio performances, did a voice over work for 20 films

Filmography

Pioneer leader, «Squire Kashka»
Annushka, «The Potter's Wheel»
Girl, «Your Rights»
Head of the station, «Silver Chain»
Mabel, «Martin Eden»
Lyuda, «Our Neighbors»
Amalia Kriudener, «Poetic Pages»
Cherepashenka, «Shorty in Short Pants»
Girl, «You and Me»
Teacher, «Stepmother»
Maria's friend, «A Diamond for Mary»
Girl, «Paradise Apples»
Daughter, «The Boots»

Snow Maiden - New Year performances at the Luzhniki Palace of Sports and other concert venues in Moscow

Literary compositions on verses by Sergei Yesenin, Fyodor Tyutchev and Alexander Blok

Participation in festive governmental concerts in the Palace of Congresses, Luzhniki Palace of Sports, the Peoples' Friendship House, the «Russia» Concert Hall, «Manezh»