2014

2014 year (24 – 31st of May)

XVІ International theatre festival «Melpomene of Tavria»

Difficult political situation in Ukraine forced the festival to struggle for its existence. Mountain of efforts was applied by the organizing committee headed by its President Oleksandr Knyha to hold the sixteenth festival. They proved to people that the real art is immortal and beyond price. The motto of the festival was “For unitary state” in order to unite East and West, North and South together. The festival is remarkable for its patriotic events: concert programme in Kherson steppes dedicated to the Day of Border Guard, patriotic flash mobs, runway show of clothes collection “Glory to Ukraine”, unfolding the 500-metres unity towel, new location Green zone appeared. As usually the audience enjoyed different performances. The one chosen by the jury as the best performance was “Enigma Variations” based on the play by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Kyiv academic youth theatre.

1.

Kryvyi Rih city theatre of musical and plastic arts «Movement Academy», (Т. Shevchenko), «For dead and alive and not born»

Kryvyi Rih

Ukraine

«For visual realization originality of Taras Shevchenko poetry»

2.

Kryvyi Rih academic city theatre of musical and plastic arts «Movement Academy»,(H. Іbsen), «Peer Gynt»

Kryvyi Rih

Ukraine

 

3.

Kherson Regional Academic Theatre of music and drama named after M. Kulish, (Т. Іvashchenko), «Іdzanami»

Kherson

Ukraine

Теtiana Іvashchenko -  «For Artistic search in contemporary Ukrainian drama»

4.

Kherson  regional academic puppet theatre, (І. Zlatopolska, Ya. Zlatopolskyi), «Little hawk»

Kherson

Ukraine

«Best artistic solution»

5.

Dnipropetrovsk youth theatre  «We believe!», performance «Very simple story» based on play by М. Lado

Dnipropetrovsk

Ukraine

«Best actors starring animals»

6.

Kolomyia academic regional Ukrainian drama theatre named after I. Ozarkevych, О. Коbylianska, «Earth»

Kolomyia

Ukraine

Bohdan Bazylevych  - «Best actor»

7.

Kherson Regional Academic Theatre of music and drama named after M. Kulish, М. Bulhakov, «Pontius Pilate»

Kherson - Мінськ

(сумісний проект Ukraine - Belarus)

«Creative idea originality and its realization»

8.

Mykolayiv Academic Ukrainian Theatre of drama and musical comedy,

М. Gogol,  «Dead souls»

Mykolayiv

Ukraine

Serhii Chverkaliuk,  Honoured artist of Ukraine,  «Best actor»

Теtiana Lavska -  «Best actress in supporting role»

9.

One actor performances festival ZVAIZGNE,

А. Bulis, V. Кlymenko, «The Flight»

Riga

Latvia

«Best intimate performance»

10

CTB Teatro de Braga, J. Hatcher, «Picasso»

Braga

Portugal

Аna Bustorff and Rui Маdeira - «Best acting duo» 

11

Kyiv Academic youth theatre, Е. Schmitt, «Enigmatic variations»

Kyiv

Ukraine

Director – Аndrii Bilous -  «Best performance»

12

Dniprodzerdzhynsk academic music and drama theatre named after Lesya Ukrayinka, N. Simon, «Biloksi Blues»

Dniprodzerdzhynsk

Ukraine

«Company»

13

Kherson Regional Academic Theatre of music and drama named after M. Kulish, І. Kocherga, «Svichka's Wedding»

Kherson

Ukraine

Yurii Buss - «Best choreography»

Ruzhena Rubliova,  Honoured artist of Ukraine-  «Best choir accompaniment»

Vlada Bielozorenko -  «Directing and music choice»

14

Kyiv national drama theatre named after

I. Franko, Т. Williams, «The Glass Menagerie»

Kyiv

Ukraine

Іryna Doroshenko,  People’s artist of Ukraine - «Best actress»

Теtiana Shliakhova -  «Best actress in supporting role»