I received my Master’s Degree from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London and worked as an assistant director at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Theater an der Wien, De Nationale Opera in Amsterdam and Schauspielhaus Zürich with directors such as Christof Loy, Alvis Hermanis, Barbara Frey, René Pollesch, Stefan Pucher, Hans Neuenfels, and Kasper Holten. In 2014, I staged my first work at the Schauspielhaus Zürich titled A Hero of Our Time, after the eponymous novel by Mikhail Lermontov which I adapted for the stage. I am a fellow of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation and a member of the European Academy of Music Theatre. Being an educated pianist, I won the German federal competition Jugend musiziert, Hesse, twice, in 2004 and 2006. I received ballet training at the National Opera House of Ukraine and the Staatstheater Kassel.
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Director

Genia
Tscho Theissing / 2020 / World Premiere / Kammeroper, Vienna

Sancta Susanna
Paul Hindemith / 2019 / Konzerthaus Wien

Le nozze di Figaro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / 2019 / Schlosstheater Schönbrunn, Vienna

Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart / 2017 / Oldenburg State Theatre

Macbeth
Giuseppe Verdi / Co-Director / Director: Nadja Loschky / 2016 / Oldenburg State Theatre

A Hero of Our Time
after Mikhail Lermontov’s novel A Hero of Our Time, adapted for the stage by Kateryna Sokolova / 2014 / Schauspielhaus Zürich

S.T.O.P.
an episode of the series KammerKaos / 2013 / Schauspielhaus Zürich

Assistant Director

Deutsche Oper Berlin (2012)
Lohengrin / Hospitanz / Director: Kasper Holten
Jenůfa / Hospitanz / Director: Christof Loy

Theater an der Wien (2012-2015)
La donna del lago / Director: Christof Loy
Charodejka / Director: Christof Loy
Peter Grimes / Director: Christof Loy
The Fairy Queen / Director: Mariame Clément

De Nationale Opera Amsterdam (2016)
Kohvanchina / Director: Christof Loy

Schauspielhaus Zürich (2012-2014)
Wagner – Wie ich Welt wurde / Director: Hans Neuenfels
Die Geschichte von Kaspar Hauser / Director: Alvis Hermanis
Der Diener zweier Herren / Director: Barbara Frey
Herein! Herein! / Director: René Pollesch
Woyzeck / Director: Stefan Pucher
Kinder der Sonne / Director: Daniela Löffner
Felix Krull / Director: Lars-Ole Walburg

Bregenz Festival (2019)
Don Quichotte / Director: Mariame Clément

Education

Master of Arts
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
London, 2012

Bachelor of Arts
Theatre, Film, and Media Studies
University of Vienna, 2010

Miscellanea

Member of the European Academy of Music Theatre

Fellow of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation

Winner of the German federal competition Jugend musiziert, Hesse, (Category Piano) in 2004 and 2006

Piano Education

Classical ballet education at the National Opera Kiev (Ukraine) and the Kassel State Theatre (Germany)

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Kateryna Sokolova