Mikhail Sidorkin

Meritorious Artist of the RF Mikhail Nikolayevich Sidorkin was born in 1910 in Podolsk.He was a student of a musician and teacher Nikolay Garnovskiy.He graduated from the Schukin Theatre School.He worked at the Vakhtangov Theatre from 1927 till 1949 as an actor and then as a director.Since 1949 he was an actor and director at the Mossovet Theatre.On the stage of that theatre Mikhail Sidorkin staged the play “Three of Them” by Gorkiy, which was said to be a “major step towards creation of great social and philosophic drama.”In 1963-65 he was the Art Director of “Romen” Theatre.Together with Alla Vasilyevna Sevastyanova — an actress and K.S. Stanislavskiy’s niece — he published a book of memoirs “Highways and byways” (VTO, 1982).Mikhail Nikolayevich Sidorkin died in 1980.

Harry (Conspiracy of Feelings, 1929)
Butler (Intrigue and Love, 1930)
Alexey (Yegor Bulychov and Others, 1932)
Commander of patrol (The Intervention, 1933)
Lousteau (The Human Comedy, 1934)
Don Juan (Much Ado About Nothing, 1936)
Volodya (The Man with a Gun, 1937)
Alexander I (Field-Marshal Kutuzov, 1940)
Kazarin Afanasiy Pavlovich (Masquerade, 1941)
Hodzhich (Oleko Dundich, 1942)
Montfleury (Cyrano de Bergerac, 1942)
Khripun (The Front, 1942)

At Our Side, 1931
The Law of Life, 1940
Ivan Nikulin, the Russian Sailor, 1944
The Oath, 1946
Spring, 1947
The Tale of Siberian Land, 1947
The Fall of Berlin, 1949
Kommunist, 1957
Voskresenie, 1960-61
Two years over the precipice, 1966
Anna Karenina, 1967
Erreur of Honor? de Balzac, 1968
Shield and Sword, 1968
Knyaz Igor, 1969
The Kotsyubinskiye Family, 1970