The Silver Age of Russian Poetry with Natalia Maeva

An evening with Natalia Maeva – an actress of the Moscow New Drama Theatre in Cambridge.
Natalia will recite poems by Anna Akhmatova, Nikolai Gumilev, Osip Mandelstam, Pavel Vasiljev, Marina Tsvetaeva, Nikolay Aseyev, Konstantin Simonov, Boris Kornilov and others.

WHEN: Friday 19th October 2012, 19:00
WHERE: Old Library, Pembroke College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RF
ENTRANCE: £3, £2 CamRuSS members, £1 students, which includes a glass of wine.
Language: Russian

Natalia Maeva graduated from The Vakhtangov Theatre Academy, where
she studied in the studio run by Vladimir Etush (a People’s Artist of the
USSR). She received her artistic training from Nina Rusinova, Cecilia
Mansurova, Maria Sidel’nikova, and Evgeny Simonov. Natalia’s fellow students were
Alexander Zbruev, Ludmila Maksakova, Ivan Bortnik, and Alexander Belyavsky.
Natalia Maeva first played at the Moscow Comedy Theatre and later with
the New Drama Theatre directed by the People’s Artist of the Russian
Federation, Boris L’vov-Anohin.

Boris L’vov-Anohin commented on Natalia: “Maeva is a person, who is fully
immersed in art; one who is always deeply moved by some performance,
artist, book or music”.

In 2006, Natalia published her book “Mimoletnosti-entries from an actress’s diary”. Her monodrama “The Human Voice” by Jean Cocteau was very well received in France.

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