Kirill Serebrennikov (*1969, Rostov on Don) is a theatre, film and opera director. From 2002 to 2012 he was the director of the Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre. Since 2006 he has been the artistic director of the International Festival- School Territoria. Since 2012 he has been the artistic director of the Gogol Center Moscow. »American Lulu« at the Komische Oper Berlin was Serebrennikovs first production in Western Europe.