Ene-Liis Semper

Ene-Liis Semper



Ene-Liis Semper is an acclaimed Estonian theatre director. She has made a name for herself in the world of theatre with her unique approach to directing plays.

Ene-Liis Semper was born in Tallinn, Estonia in 1968. She studied theatre directing at the Theatre Academy Helsinki in Finland, graduating in 1995. After graduation, she returned to Estonia where she began her career as a theatre director. She has directed a wide variety of plays, ranging from classic works by William Shakespeare to contemporary plays by Estonian playwrights.

Ene-Liis Semper is known for her innovative approach to directing. She often challenges conventions and uses her productions to explore the boundaries of theatre. She often employs unconventional techniques such as the use of multimedia and video projection to create unique visual effects. She is also known for her ability to bring out the emotionally charged aspects of a play and to create powerful performances.

In addition to her work in the theatre, Ene-Liis Semper has also directed several films. Her first feature film, ‘Kolmekuningapäev’ (Three Kings Day) was released in 2006. The film won the Jury Prize at the 2007 Moscow International Film Festival and was nominated for the European Film Award in 2008. Ene-Liis Semper’s other films include ‘Kadunud’ (Lost), ‘Püüdluste ja vaimude’ (Dreams and Spirits) and ‘Tänav’ (The Street).

Ene-Liis Semper has been acclaimed for her work in theatre and film. She has won numerous awards, including the Estonian Theatre Awards for Best Director in 2007 and 2008, and the Estonian Film Award for Best Director in 2012.

Ene-Liis Semper continues to work in both theatre and film. She is a professor of directing at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and is the artistic director of the Estonian Drama Theatre in Tallinn. Her work has been praised for its originality and emotional depth, and she is considered to be one of the most important directors of her generation.

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