Artistic director of Kote Marjanishvili State Drama Theatre.
In the 1990s, together with colleagues and friends, he founded the first independent theatres in Georgia; namely two Basement Theatres in Tbilisi, firstly, on Rustaveli Avenue and, later, in Vake. In 2006 he took over the role of artistic director at the Marjanishvili Theatre, Tbilisi. He has produced more than 70 productions in different cities and theatres in Georgia and internationally.
Productions directed at Sokhumi State Drama Theatre:
Immigrants, by V. Nabokov Two Novels, by V. Nabokov.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
2016 – “Athinorama” Award 2016, Best Director Levan Tsuladze ‘Crime and Punishment’, Anesis Theatre, Athens, Greece
2015 – National Award for the performance “As You Like It”, William Shakespeare
2015 – Independent Theater award “DURUJI” for best directing, performance “The Mad Man’s Diary”, Nikolai Gogol
2013 – Award of Excellence
2012 – Prize of Theater Union (Georgia) for best directing. The performance “University of Laugh”, Koki Mitani
2011 – Independent Theater award “DURUJI” for best directing, performance “University of Laugh”, Koki Mitani
2009 – Independent Theater award “DURUJI” for best directing, performance “Lady With a Dog”, Anton Chekhov
2008 – Kote Marjanishvili award for performance “Kvarkvare” (Rustavi Municipal Theatre), for the best stage direction
2006 – Presidential “Medal of Honor” for achievements in theater
2005 – Prize of Theater Union (Georgia) for best directing, performance “Khanuma”.