Evgeniy Tkachuk - Biography

Evgeniy Tkachuk was born on July 23, 1984 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. When he was ten, his family moved to Syzran, Samarskaya region, Russia. His father is an actor in the Drama theatre of Syzran and his mother is a physician, PhD in medical sciences. From the very childhood he was in the theatre and spent a lot of time in the backstage, watching the performances. Together with studies in the high school, Evgeniy played plenty of leading roles in the Drama theatre of Syzran. In 2002, after graduating from the high school, Evgeniy moved to Moscow and attended the Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS), Department of Directing of the Dramatic Theatre, Workshop of O. Kudrjashov, which successfully graduated in 2006. Being the student of the IV course, he was invited to play the role of Hippolytus/Boy in the "Phaedra, Golden Spike" (Director A. Zholdak) in the Theatre of Nations (Moscow). For this performance he was awarded with Prize of the MK "For the Best Debut". After graduation from the Academy in 2006, Evgeniy Tkachuk was awarded with Prize, named by the People's Artist of USSR Mikhail Tsarev "For the successful comprehension of the Actor's profession".