State Academic Theater of Drama wins prizes at Altan Serge

From left: B.Shinebayar, J.Oyundari, N.Naranbaatar, and E.Todgerel

Winner of the Saint Muse 2016 international festival, a reimagining of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” by director N.Naranbaatar competed in the International Festival of National Theaters, Altan Serge, which took place in Ulan-Ude, Buryatia, from September 11 to 16. The retelling of the old tragedy has won several prizes at the festival.

General Director of the State Academic Theater of Drama and State Honored Artist N.Naranbaatar won the best director award of Altan Serge.

Actress at the State Academic Theater of Drama J.Oyundari won the best supporting actress award for her role as the Nurse in “Romeo and Juliet”.

Actor E.Todgerel, who played Mercutio, received the best supporting actor award, while actor B.Shinebayar won the jury’s prize.

Artists from Tuva, Yakutia, Kalmykia, Buryatia, Russia and Mongolia participated in the festival.

The State Academic Theater of Drama competed in the previous Altan Serge with “Tamgagu Tur”, a play by People’ Poet B.Lkhagvasuren, and Valentin Krasnogorov’s “Let’s Have Sex”.