Michael LobanovDistinguished Artsmaker of Russia, Distinguished Artist of Russia
Mikhail Lobanov is Professor of Acting at the Moscow Art Theatre School. For many years he was a core company member of the Moscow Art Theatre, and has developed his own system of training that incorporates Michael Chekhov's research, Vakhtangov and Meyerhold exercises with the Stanislavsky System. This unique course is aimed at awakening actor's imagination, emotional memory and stage awareness. One of the founding members of the Stanislavsky Summer School, he joined the program in 1992. Mr. Lobanov is the recipient of the honorary title of Distinguished Artist of Russia.