Associate Professor of Theater Arts


M.F.A., Harvard University

Field of Specialty

Director DMITRY TROYANOVSKY stages productions, teaches, leads workshops, and develops new theatrical material at national and international institutions such as Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center (China), Opera Idaho, Bard Music Festival, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Baryshnikov Arts Center, American Repertory Theatre Institute, Shanghai Theatre Academy, Moscow Art Theatre School, Segal Theatre Center (CUNY), 92 Street Y in New York, Brown University, Brandeis Theatre Company, New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, American Lyric Theatre, and Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Notable projects include a Chinese language production of Sara Kane's play 4:48 Psychosis at the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center and the Russian language premier of Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love at the Pushkin Theatre in Moscow. Dmitry's production of The Discreet Charm of Monsieur Jourdain (based on Moliere’s work) was invited to the IV Moscow International Theatre Festival "Your Chance."

Contact Information

Spingold Theater Center Spingold 4

Dmitry Troyanovsky

Research interests include Russian Theatre and Drama, Contemporary European Theatre, Theory of Theatre Directing, American Theatre, Avant-Garde Theatre, Documentary Theatre and Film Studies.


The Rosenbergs. By Joachim Holbek and Rhea Leman. Director Troyanovsky, Dmitry. Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Brandeis University, April 2018.

Troyanovsky, Dmitry. "Chekhov without the Furniture." Chekhov in the 21st Century: A Symposium. Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon. June 29, 2018.

4:48 Psychosis (a new version). By Sarah Kane. Director Troyanovsky, Dmitry. Shanghai Drama Arts Center, May 2017.

Exit the King. By Ionesco. Director Troyanovsky, Dmitry. Actors' Shakespeare Project, September 2017.

Charlotte's Web. By Joseph Robinette. Director Troyanovsky, Dmitry. American Repertory Theater, Loeb Drama Center

The Ugly One. By Marius von Mayenburg. Director Troyanovsky, Dmitry. Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center

Troyanovsky, Dmitry. "Growing Up in the Theater." A.R.T.'s The Guide November 26, 2017: 8-9.

Troyanovsky, Dmitry. "Martyrs on Stage: Notes from a Theater Director." Save Liberal Democracy (2017)

James and the Giant Peach. Director Troyanovsky, Dmitry. American Repertory Theater, Loeb Drama Center, December 2016.

Martyr. By Marius von Mayenburg. Director Troyanovsky, Dmitry. Brandeis University, Spingold Theater Center, November 2016.

The Three Sisters. By Anton Chekhov. Director Troyanovsky, Dmitry. Professional Company in residence at Bowdoin, Bowdoin College

4:48 Psychosis. By Sarah Kane. Director Troyanovsky, Dmitry. Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center, Shanghai, China, July/August 2015.

Evgeny Onegin. By Tchaikovsky. Director Troyanovsky, Dmitry. Opera Idaho, Egyptian Theatre, Boise, Idaho, February 2015.

Year One of the Empire. By Joyce Antler and Elinor Fuchs. Director Troyanovsky, Dmitry. Brandeis University, October 17, 2015.

Fierrabras. By Franz Schubert. Director Troyanovsky, Dmitry. Bard Music Festival, The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, NY, August 2015.

Courses Taught

RECS/THA 140a Russian Theater: Stanislavsky to Present
THA 44a Directing Practicum
THA 70a Directing
THA 109a Improvisation for Theatre: Acting Unscripted
THA 133a Acting: Modern Realism
THA 145a Queer Theater
THA 190a Ensemble Production: Director Designer Collaboration