Golden Mask National Theatre Awards winner for Best director’s work in musical/operetta (An O. Henry Christmas at the Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre, in 2016 and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at the Moscow Theatre of Drama and Comedy on Taganka in 2018).

Алексей Франдетти


Born in Tashkent. Graduated from Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography in 2006 (Igor Yasulovich’s course). Finished music school (piano), dance academy and Mark Weil’s School of Drama of the Ilkhom Theatre in Tashkent. Took a summer course in directing at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts (London, 2014).

He is a production director, actor, an author of poetry translation.

He produced such performances as An O. Henry Christmas by P. Ekstrom (Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre, 2014), Spring Awakening by D. Shijk (Gogol-center, Moscow, in collaboration with K.Serebrennikov, 2013), Love Story by H.Goodall (Imagine Productions Co. at the North Osetia National State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Vladikavkaz, 2013), Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by A.Ll.Webber (St.Petersburg State Musical Theatre for children and adults Karambol, Saint-Petersburg, 2015), opera buffa Viva la Mamma by G.Donizetti (Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theater, 2015), Pride and Prejudice based on the novel of the same name by J. Austen (Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre, 2016), Bernarda Alba by Michael John LaChiusa based on the drama of Federico García Lorca (Sverdlovsk State Theatre of Musical Comedy, 2016), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by S. Sondheim (Moscow Theatre of Drama and Comedy on Taganka, 2017), The Mikado by W.S. Gilbert and A. Sullivan (Sverdlovsk State Theatre of Musical Comedy, 2017).
He is also an author of Russian libretto and words for Jekyll & Hyde and The Land of Smiles by F. Lehar (Saint-Petersburg Musical Comedy Theatre).

In 2017, he directed the concert production of the opera Il Viaggio a Reims by G. Rossini and The Guide to the Orchestra. Le carnival des animaux theatrical concert at the Bolshoi Theatre.