College of Fine Arts and Communication

Department of Theatre Arts



Yury Urnov

Office:   Center for the Arts 3037
Phone:   410-704-2792
Website:   Discover Towson - Meet Yury Urnov


Yury Urnov

Born in Moscow, Russia in 1976. In 2000 graduated from the Russian Academy of Theater Art with an MFA.  Directed number of productions in Russia and abroad, including Moscow main-stages “Orpheus” by E. Boyakov (2000), “Yvonne, princes of Burgundies” by V. Gombrovich (2005), “Dead man cell phone” by S. Ruhl (2008) ; as well as such experimental projects as “Tania-Tania” by Olga Mukhina (1999, Armenia),  “Dostoevsky-trip” by Vladimir Sorokin (2003, Berlin/Novosibirsk), “Vodka. Fucking. Television” by Maxim Kurochkin (2006, Moscow), and others. Taught and participated in number of master-classes in Russia, the USA, the GB, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and Uganda. Translated into Russian plays of E. Albee, M. Mc Donagh, and S. Ruhl.  During the season of 09/10 worked on and directed number of plays of the Russian Season at Towson University as a Fulbright Scholar in Residence .








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