| 1956 – presents|
| Theater Director|
| Galina Borisovna Volchek|
19 December 1933 (age 82) (1933-12-19) Moscow, USSR
actress, theater director
USSR State Prize
People's Artist of the USSR
Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" (full cavalier)
Yevgeniy Yevstigneyev (m. 1957–1964)
Vera Maymina, Boris Volchek
King Lear, Autumn Marathon, Beware of the Car, Don Quixote
Yevgeniy Yevstigneyev, Marina Neyolova, Boris Volchek, Denis Yevstigneyev, Eldar Ryazanov
Galina Volchek Wikipedia
Galina Borisovna Volchek (Russian: Гали́на Бори́совна Во́лчек; born December 19, 1933) is a Soviet and Russian theater and film director, actress and teacher.
Galina Volchek is a daughter of the cameraman and director Boris Volchek. After finishing the Moscow Art Theatre School (1955, Karev course) she co-founded the Sovremennik Theatre, together with Igor Kvasha, Oleg Tabakov, Oleg Yefremov and Yevgeniy Yevstigneyev. Since 1972 she has been the chief director of the theater, and since 1989 its artistic director. Volchek has directed over thirty productions. Among them are Russian and world classics, works of contemporary domestic and foreign authors.
She was repeatedly invited to productions in theaters in Germany, Finland, Ireland, the USA, Hungary, Poland and other countries. She was engaged many times in theater pedagogy activities abroad.
Volchek was elected a deputy into the State Duma in 1995, where she became a member of the Committee on Culture. In 1999 Volchek left the parliament.
Galina Volchek said: I had two husbands, several romances and one fallacy. She was married twice:First husband: Yevgeniy Yevstigneyev. The marriage lasted for 9 years, divorced for her initiative.
The son Denis Yevstigneyev (born 1961), filmmaker.
Second husband: a doctor of technical sciences, professor IISS Mark Abelev, winner of the State Prize of the Soviet Union. Also divorced.
Don Quixote (1957)
Children of Don Quixote (1966)
Beware of the Car (1966)
King Lear (1971)
The Little Mermaid (1976)
About the Little Red Riding Hood (1977)
Autumn Marathon (1979)
Tevye the Dairyman (1985)
USSR State Prize (1967)
People's Artist of the USSR (1989)
Full cavalier of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland"
Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation (2017)