Dubovyk, Leontii, b 30 October 1902 in Kyiv, d 23 August 1952 in Kharkiv. (Photo: Leontii Dubovyk.) Stage director and educator. Dubovyk graduated from the Lysenko Music and Drama Institute in 1925 and joined the Berezil theater, which in 1935 became the Kharkiv Ukrainian Drama Theater. Dubovyk's finer productions were marked by a vivid romantic theatricality and included Taras Shevchenko's Nazar Stodolia, Mykhailo Starytsky's Talan (Destiny), Tevye the Dairyman (based on the story by Sholem Aleichem), and Moliére's Monsieur de Pourceaugnac. Dubovyk also taught at the Kharkiv Theater Institute.