Recipient of the State Prize of Russia.
Recipient of the Stanislavsky Prize (for The Barbarian and the Heretic, 1997).
Recipient of the Seagull theatre prize (for Balakirev the Jester, 2001).

Мария Данилова


Born in Moscow.
In 1983, she graduated from the Moscow 1905 Arts School; in 1990 - from the Moscow State Surikov Arts Institute (studio of Mikhail Kurilko), receiving the gold medal from the Academy of Arts for her degree work (stage and costume design for King Lear).

She has worked with many renowned stage directors, among them Pyotr Fomenko, Mark Zakharov, Konstantin Raikin.
She has collaborated with theatres such as the Moscow Chekhov Artistic Academic Theatre, Fomenkoґs Studio, The Satirikon, Lenkom and the Vakhtangov Theatre.

Her works include The Queen of Spades (Narodni Divadlo Opera, Prague), Falstaff (opera houses in Lubeck, Germany, and Ostrava, Czech Republic), Die Fledermaus (Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theatre, Moscow), La Traviata, Pagliacci and Cavalleria Rusticana (New Opera, Moscow), The Forest (Comedie-Francaise, Paris) and The Nose (Maryinsky Theatre, Saint-Petersburg).

At the Bolshoi Theatre she designed costumes for The Gambler (2000); The Snow Maiden (2002); Eugene Onegin (2006), Prince Igor (2013).