Yanina KolesnichenkoDistinguished Artist of Russia, Laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation
Graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School (course of A. Leont'ev) in 1997 and was accepted into the troupe of the Moscow Art Theatre.
Played in such performances as: Women's kingdom (Agafia), Forest Song (Mother), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hermia), The Marriage (Dunyasha), The Storm, The Beautiful life (La belle vie) (Critic), Zero (Elvira), The most important (The performer of Krispinilla's role), The violin and a little bit nervously (The elder girl), The light taste of treason (K. ),Swift current river (Alevtina), The sun was shining (Larisa).
Playing in performances: White on the black, The Cherry Orchard (Varya), Make-up room (Actress B),Live and Remember (Semenovna, Nadka, Liza, Policeman), The Wood (Ulita), Moon Monster (Seta Tomasian),The New American (Singer), Flying-pass goose, Plump woman (Mme Hubert de Breville), Sonechka, The Old-world Landowners, The Rose Tattoo (Flora),Threepennies Opera (Jenny), Ondine (Countess Bertha).
In 2004, for participation in the performance Flying-pass goose was awarded the State Prize of Russia. For the role of Seta Tomasian in the performance Moon Monster in 2005 was awarded the theatrical award Seagull.