Alexia Mankovskaya 

 

Graduated from Russian Institute of Theatre Arts as an actress and opera singer.
For her debut as Marcelina ( Marriage Of Figaro by Mozart) in Stanislavsky Opera House she was nominated for the prize “The best debut in opera” supporting role category. In 2006 moved to UK where graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire with MMus in Music Performance.

Opera roles include: 
Olga, Madam  Latina ( Eugene Onegin), Romeo ( Montague  and Capulett), Djamila ( Djamila), Serpina ( La Serva Padrona), Countess ( Martiage of Figaro), Maria ( Maria de Buenos Aires), Witch ( Hansel and Gretel), The Child ( The Child and a Miracle) Mimi (La Bohema)
Prizes and awards: Clara Schumann Song Prize, English Song competition Prize, Bayreuth Bursary, Morimondo International Opera Competition prize, Grange Park Rising Opera Stars bursary, Padova International Competition and many others.

As an actress she took a part in performances in Russia as well as in UK:
Titania ( Midsummer Dream, STD Theatre Moscow), Laura ( Don Juan, Stas Namin Theatre, Moscow), Mary ( A Feast in time of Plague, Stas Namin Theatre Moscow), 
Nini Galant (Luciette Gautier, Et-Cetera Theatre, Moscow), Charlotte Corday (Marat/Sade Phantasy, Southwark Play House), Medea ( “Five Cards from Medea”, The Scratch Festival Pecham).

Zhanna ( Wedding Dance, The Tabernacle), Prison Psychologists (one actress play, Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Devil’s Choice, (international tour). 

Awards: Best Actress ( Kaluga International Theatre Festival), Diploma of International Solo Festival (Moscow).

 

Awards/ achievements ( as s composer) : Best sound track festival “Novoe Kino”, nomination for “Golden Eagle” award, short film “Object N1 with music by Alexia was chosen for 66th Venice international Film Festival. She wrote s song cycle for “Queen Sofia Prize”, performed in front of the Queen of Spain.

 

Plays/performances directed:

 “Marriage of Figaro” ( A Phantasy, based on Beaumarchais

 “Song of the Swans”  Bridewell Theatre) 

“Cavalleria Rusticana” (opera) The Reform Club

“West Side Story Gala” The Reform Club 

“Devil’s Choice” (in Russian, on tour) 

“Cabaret Show”  (cabaret performance)

“Pagliacci” ( opera)  The Reform Club

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