Declan Donnellan born in 1953, is an English film/stage director and author. He is the co-founder of the theatre company Cheek by Jowl, alongside Nick Ormerod, and associated director of the National Theatre in London. Declan Donnellan receives a star on the Walk of Fame for the excellence of his creation and the dialogue facilitated between the artists of European cultures. Since the establishment of Cheek by Jowl, Donnellan has directed tens of productions for the company, which are still performed throughout the world. The shows are presented in three languages: English, Russian, and French. As the associated director of the National Theatre in London, his performances include Fuenteoven- juna, Sweeney Todd, The Mandate and both parts of Angels in America. He was invited by Claudio Abbado to stage Falstaff in Salzburg, by Lev Dodin to direct The Winter's Tale at the Maly Drama Theatre in St. Petersburg, by Peter Brook to direct Andromaque at the Bouffes Du Nord in Paris. In 2000, Chekhov Festival invited Donnellan to set up a company of actors in Moscow. Their productions now include Boris Godunov, Twelfth Night, Three Sisters, and The Tempest. In Moscow, he also keeps a close relationship with Bolshoi Theatre, where he has directed Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet. In 2008, he received the Charlemagne Award, together with Craig Ventner and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Declan Donnellan has received awards in several cities, including Moscow, Paris, New York, and was distinguished with the title Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for his creation in France. He is the president of the Foundation of Russian Theatre Confederation. His book, The Actor and the Target, originally published in Russian in 2001, has since been translated in many languages, including Romanian. His film, Bel-Ami, co directed with Nick Ormerod, was released in 2012.
,,Founder, together with Nick Ormerod, of Cheek by Jowl, Associate Director of the National Theatre in London, invited by Claudio Abbado to stage Falstaff in Salzburg, by Lev Dodin at the Maly Drama Theater, by Peter Brook at the Bouffes du Nord, by Chekhov Festival in Moscow, Declan Donnellan receives a star on the Sibiu Walk of Fame for the excellence of his creation and the dialogue facilitated between artists of the European cultures.''
Star offered with the support of: Raiffeisen Bank