Vasily Kuza

Meritorious Artist of the RF Vasiliy Vasilyevich Kuza was born on 29 May 1902.He was Yevgeny Vakhtangov’s student (the 3rd MAT Studio, 1921-1922).He worked at the Vakhtangov Theatre from 1922 till 1941, was one of the leading actors of the Vakhtangov Theatre.At the Vakhtangov Theatre Vasiliy Vasilyevich Kuza often worked as a director. He staged performances at the 4th Kolkhoz Theatre of the Gorkovskaya region, was the head of the Workers Theatre of the factory “Kauchuk”.Being 39 years old Vasiliy Kuza was killed on 23 July 1941 by a bomb, dropped at the Vakhtangov Theatre during the Nazi air raid against Moscow. There is no his tomb.

Kalaf (Princess Turandot, 1922)
Conductor (Lev Gurych Sinichkin, 1924)
Godun (Razlom, 1927)
Ferdinand (Intrigue and Love, 1930)
Brodsky (Intervention, 1933)
Rastignac (The Human Comedy, 1934)
Sadovsky (The Aristocrats, 1935)
Veyssel (Floridsdorf, 1936)
Garin (On Blood, 1928)
Zvezdich (Masquerade, 1941)

Coward, 1936
The Big Day, 1937
The Man with a Gun, 1937
Field-Marshal Kutuzov, 1940