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Konstantine Abashidze

 

Date of birth: 27. 09. 1964, Tbilisi, Georgia

Theatre Expert, Director

- 1981 – 1986 Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgia State University – Faculty of Theatre Studies–Vasil Kiknadze’s Studio

- 1991 – 1996 Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgia State University – Faculty of Drama Directing–Mikheil Tumanishvili’s Studio

- 1984 – 1986 Television Studio of Documentary Films  - Assistant to director

- 1986 – 1988 Compulsory military service

- 1988 – 1990 People’s Friendship University –Junior Scientist

- 1990 – 1992 Head of Publishing Department in the Center of Theatre Arts Propaganda

- 1992 – 2012 Director of publishing house - The Union of Theatre Figures of Georgia “Georgian Theatre”

- 1998 – 1999 Principal Director at Rustavi State Drama Theatre

- 1992 – 2017 Lecturer at Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgia State University

 

Graduate Groups:

Theatre Journalism - 1

Acting/Drama - 3

- 09.09.2017 Artistic Director of Kutaisi Lado Meskhishvili Professional State Drama Theatre

 

- Artistic Director of Giorgi Gegechkori Television Theatre

 

Staged Performances:

1. David Kldiashvili–“Darispan’s Trouble” - Sokhumi Konstantine Gamsakhurdia Drama Theatre  - 1995;

2. Irakli Samsonadze - “There, where it pours down…” -Rustavi State Drama Theatre - 1996 Gran Prix at Rustavi International Theatre Festival“Golden Masks”–for the best performance created on contemporary topics;

3. N. Lortkipanidze–“A Hairdresser” - Rustavi State Drama Theatre– 1997;

4. Eugene O’Neill–“Desire Under the Elms”, Marneuli Drama Theatre “Homeland” – 1998 Prize of Theatre Figures Union, Best Director of the Year;

5. A. Chekhov – “The Bear”;”A Marriage Proposal” –Rustavi State Drama Theatre–1999;

6. I. Samsonadze–“New Year’s Fairy Tale” – Rustavi State Drama Theatre –1999;

7. V. Havel – “Audience”– Kote Marjanishvili State Academic Drama Theatre–2000;

8. Gilbert Cesbron – “Your Majesty!...”- Tumanishvili Film Actors Theatre - 2001;

9. W. Gibson – “Two for the Seesaw” – 2002 The Basement Theatre;

10. Gorin – “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen” – 2003 Telavi Vazha-Pshavela State Drama Theatre.

11. David Kldiashvili –“Yellow Sketches” – 2004 Dimitri Aleksidze Theatre;

12. A. Chekhov – “David”, “A Marriage Proposal”– 2005 Dimitri Aleksidze State Theatre;

13. B. Rondone–“Ladies’ Man” – 2006 Liberty Theatre;

14. A. Chekhov – “The Anatomy of  Love” – 2007 Kote Marjanishvili State Academic Drama Theatre;

15. John Patrick – “Dear Pamela” – 2008 Akhaltsikhe State Drama Theatre;

16. I. Samsonadze–“New Year’s Adventure of the Turkey Indiko” 2009 Kutaisi Lado Meskhishvili Professional State Drama Theatre;

17. A. Pushkin–“The Stone Guest”; A. Ayckbourn – “The Tea” – 2010 Akhaltsikhe State Drama Theatre;

18. J. Moritone–“The Widows’ Consoler” – 2011 Batumi Ilia Chavchavadze State Drama Theatre;

19. Aldo Nikolaj - “The Iron Boys” – 2012 Tumanishvili Film Actors Theatre;

20. T. Bartaia–“Io and I” – 2013 Tumanishvili Film Actors Theatre;

21. Neil Simon – “California Suite” – 2014 Rustavi State Drama Theatre;

22. V. Havel, H. Pinter – “Duplet” – 2014 Kutaisi Lado Meskhishvili Professional State Drama Theatre;

23. John Patrick – “Dear Pamela” – 2014 Liberty Theatre;

24. Neil Simon – “Love Chrestomathy” – 2015 Kutaisi Lado Meskhishvili Professional State Drama Theatre;

25. Donald Lee Coburn–“Gin” - Co-production of Kutaisi Lado Meskhishvili Professional State Drama Theatre and Kote Marjanishvili State Academic Drama Theatre;

26. Donald Lee Coburn– “The Gin Game” – 2014 (TV Performance);

27. Neil Simon – “Love Chrestomathy – 2015 (TV Performance);

28. Aldo Nikolaj – “The Iron Boys” – 2015 (TV Performance);

29. A. Ayckbourn – “The Tea” – 2017 (TV Performance).

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