Ivan Ekskuzovich

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Ekskuzovich, Ivan Vasil’evich


Born Jan. 26 (Feb. 7), 1882, in Elizavetgrad (present-day Kirovograd); died June 11, 1942, in Leningrad. Soviet theater figure.

Ekskuzovich graduated from the St. Petersburg Institute of Civil Engineering in 1909. In 1918 he was made supervisor of the state academic theaters of Petrograd, and from 1923 to 1928 he managed the state academic theaters of the RSFSR. At the same time he was director of the department of state theaters of the People’s Commissariat of Education and of the art division of Glavnauka (Central Administration of Scientific, Scholarly-Artistic, and Museum Institutions). Beginning in 1928, he was engaged in organizational work.


Tekhnika teatral’noi stseny v proshlom i nastoiashchem. Foreword by A. V. Lunacharskii. Leningrad, 1930.
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