Producer
Anna Apalkova, RUSSIA. 

Dreamed of playing in a theatre... Why don't organise it?  One year of hard work with a great team and voilà...We so, now we are a real theatre. A former journalist and currently restaurateur. Lived in Singapore for 11 years, mother of three girls. Co-founder and director of tapas bar Bar.Celona.

Director
Alena Salakhova, RUSSIA

Regional Director Sthree, half German and Tatar-crazy mix:) Born this way-love my wife! The slogan of life: live every day as if it is your last! Every theatre starts with a hanger, but mine starts with my cast.

ACTORS

Zhenya
Anastasija Mytnika-Gonta, LATVIA

Discovered her love for dancing and acting after becoming a participant of a Russian Dance Studio in Singapore, hence she took a leap of faith and decided to try herself In drama theatre. She loves music, fashion and is a vivid travel enthusiast.

Tamara
Ksenia Brierley, FINLAND. 

Ksenia completed Professional Acting studies in St Petersburg, Musical theatre in London, has worked in various theatres, making tv and voice-over in Finland and UK. Travelling thespian always looking for a role in a story or a dream.

Kolya Gladishev 
Gleb Yanchenko, RUSSIA.  

15 year old with a passion for acting, STEM, dancing and sports. Acting in this play with his parents Maxim and Lika.

Manya
Lika Yanchenko, RUSSIA. 

Running a small design and event organising business (mostly pop-science lectures and seminars), tutoring math to school and college students. Love this theatre project and glad that all her family can be part of it. Plays with her son Gleb and husband Max.

Lyubka
Anna Apalkova, RUSSIA. 

A former journalist and currently restaurateur. Lived in Singapore for 11 years, mother of three girls. Co-founder and director of tapas bar Bar.Celona. Producer of Russian Theatre in Singapore.

Sonya
Maria Golovanova, RUSSIA.

Born in the Far East of Russia. Passionate about horses. Got a Master's degree in China where spent 5 years. Now settled in Singapore.

Emma Eduardovna
Natalya Stramnova-Ferrie, THE NETHERLANDS

First and a foremost job at this moment is raising two children. Passions are sport, acting and travelling. A favourite quote of Elbert Hubbard: Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Simeon
Igor Ryabchikov, RUSSIA.

Software developer in Standard Chartered Bank and a passionate kitesurfer. Whenever the wind picks up you can find me on the beach - or rather out in the waves.

Gladishev father 
Maxim Sokolov, RUSSIA.

Max. Business Development Manager @ Food and Beverage Distributor in Asia. Passionate Foodie curious about new flavours and cuisines. Love basketball, tennis, dragon boat, biking. 

Platonov
Maksim Malygin, RUSSIA.

Solutions Architect - making IT work for business. Realised that acting is his passion during the early school years while playing 3rd guard in "Tcar Saltan"; but went to university instead of Academy of Arts (never regretted). Born in a Far East of Russia, moved to Singapore years later.

Ravinskaya
Olesya Belyanina, RUSSIA.

Financial controller by training who worked most of her career for an international oil storage company in Russia and the Netherlands. 

Works as a volunteer guide at the Indian Heritage Centre and Asian Civilizations Museum. Currently she is also an NTU student.

Actor
Artur Akhmetzyanov, RUSSIA. 

Singapore’s only Russian stand-up comedian. Video & animation content director.

Zhenya
Marina Korob, RUSSIA

A former events organizer, born in Moscow.
Moved to Singapore with her family in 2011. 
Co-founder and marketing manager of Zafferano Italian Restaurant & Lounge. Recently discovered her passion for drama theatre.

Tamara
Vitaliia Tkacheva, RUSSIA. 

Happy housewife, a busy mother of three girls. Her passions are dancing and acting. Member of the Russian folk dance studio in Singapore.

Actor
Michael Kagushev, RUSSIA.  

Michael Kagushev - founder of iClub Singapore, Mozgva show quizmaster. Before Singapore lived and worked in Cyprus, London and Switzerland working for commodity trade houses. First time on stage specially for Balagan.

Manya
Yuliya Doroshenko, UKRAINE. 

An engineer by education. Works in Marine Electronics Sales and after Sales service. Curious, funny, caring and extremely dangerous!

Henrietta
Alena Roslyakova,
THE NETHERLANDS.

Born in St Petersburg - a free spirited with a passion for globetrotting. Exploring wonders of Asia where she luckily discovered her inner mission to perform on stage.

Solomon
Ruslan Kotvytskyi, UKRAINE.

Application engineer at Infineon Technologies. Whisky, poker and sky lover.

Emma Eduardovna
Natalia Shweduke, ISRAEL.

Mom of 12 years old daughter. Lived in four countries and keep counting. Passionate about theatre, learning new cultures and travelling

Vanka Vstanka 
Maxim Yanchenko, RUSSIA

A scientist by education, programmer by profession, avid classical/jazz musician inside. Always wanted to try acting, happy to do two very different roles.

Likhonin
Arthur Grishin, RUSSIA 

Software Engineer at Grab. Love travelling, sports, music, poetry and prose, my wife and my life. Dreamer with almost no dreams left

Sabashnikov
Sergey Tkachev, RUSSIA.

Businessman, a private investor. CEO of own group of companies. Passion are racing cars, wine and travelling.

Baronessa
Kateryna Pervak, SINGAPORE. 

Ukrainian born, Physicist by education, now working  in the energy sector within Corporate Branding and Administration. Mother of two kids. Passioned about arts and sports.

Doctor
Michail Zinov, RUSSIA. 

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OUR BACKSTAGE TEAM

Music editors  - Lika Koldunova, Maxim Yanchenko
Live music act -  Irina Mudryak. Maxim Yanchenko
Sound designer - Vyacheslav Rudakovskiy
Light designer - Sergey Apalkov
Costumes - Inna Olomskaya “Shantal Studio"
Make up artists - Katya Silaeva, Mira Nurbabanova.
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