GULNAR KHABIKYZY ZHAKYPOVA
National artist of Kazakhstan (1998), Commander of order «Kurmet» (2013)
Born in the city of Uralsk, West Kazakhstan on 12th of December 1957.
During 1974 and 1978, graduated the acting department of the Faculty of Theatrical Arts Institute named after Kurmangazy in Almaty.
Since 2001, works in the Kazakh State Academy Drama Theatre named after M.Auezov.
Roles in the Theater:
Bayan in the performance "Kozy Korpesh - Bayan Sulu" (directed by Myung Dong Uk),
Makpal in "Love Poem" by G.Musrepov (directed by K.Sugurbekov),
Karlygash in "Abay" by M.Auezov (dir. A.Mambetov),
Morzhan in "Karagoz" by M.Auezov (directed by B.Atabaev),
Tenge in "Aiman - Sholpan" (dir E.Obaev),
Kamazhay in "Elder sister" by D.Isabekov (director B.Omarov),
Alia in the play "Apple tree" by A.Orazbekov,
Baroness in the play "Gypsy Serenade" by I.Saparbay (dir. E.Obaev, T.Aralbay),
The old woman in the comedy "Laugh or cry?" by Y.Zhuasbek (dir. M.Akhmanov),
Mother in "Farewell to the old house" by T.Nurmaganbetov (dir. E.Obaev),
Nursulu in the performance "Night of the Empire" by S.Asylbekuly (dir. A.Kakisheva),
Catherine in "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare (directed by B.Omarov),
Nurse in the performance "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare (dir O.Salimov),
Frog in "Two arrows" by Volodin (dir. Ch.Zulhashev),
Galamat in the play "A cast iron woman" by Sh. Baschbekov (dir. E.Zhylkyshynov),
Eritha in the play "Forget Herostratus" by G.Gorin (dir. A.Orazbekov),
Helena in the play "Sell your husband" ("I want your husband") by M.Zadornov (dir. O.Kenebaev),
Paola Klotilda in the performance "Before sunset" by G.Hauptmann (dir. R.Andriasyan),
Aklima in the comedy "Grandmothers going to married..." by F.Bulyakov (dir. A.Rakhimov),
Midwife in the "Avalanche" by T.Zhuzhenoglu (dir. A.Kakisheva) and others.
Roles in the movies:
Starred the main roles in movies «Kozy Korpesh – Bayan Sulu» (dir. A.Ashimov), «Aksunkar» (dir. M.Bidosov), and TV shows like «Ainalaiyn», «Asel and her friends» and others.