Tanya Raisa Mironowski carries the lead role of VERA. Tanya has great gifts and talent in bringing Vera to life. Tanya’s emotion and intensity will glue audiences to their seats the world over. Tanya is fluent in Russian.
Haydn Winston is outstanding in the male lead role of VLAD. A spitting image of the young Solzhenitsyn, Haydn developed a very strong and defiant character.
Sviatlana Gulevich who has a background in Belarusian stage and film , and is a Russian language instructor for Belarus stage, who takes the role of LARA. An undiscovered talent Sviatlana is coming to the world stage.
Gunita Jansone plays the part of GUNA, an actress of power who has the ability to make the character come to life with incredible detail. A native Latvian who lived under the USSR occupation, both her background, passion and Russian fluency adds an authenticity to her role that is great to watch.
Alla Arutyunyan a native Russian speaker with both a brilliant sarcastic wit and a poetic depth in her soul takes the role of ALOYSHA.
Hyun Min Kil and Nikos Siozos hold the role of lead Gulag Guards after his strong rehearsal and film shooting. One additional GULAG GUARD will be selected.
Andrey Vasilyev plays the role of Gulag Commissar of the Men’s Vorkuta camp. Andrey brings a fluency in Russian, extremely high skill and gifts in acting and unforgettable power to the role.
Andrew Novell does an outstanding performance as Gulag Dissident NIKOLAI, subtle, nuanced.
Forest Baker is outstanding as Gulag Dissident FYODOR, putting forth a performance of extreme suffering and pain.