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Vlada Lemeshevska

Producer London


Vlada Lemeshevska is a theatre producer and founder/artistic director of Xameleon Theatre - London based international theatre company.

Vlada trained as an actress in London at East 15 Acting School and graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Acting. She also holds a BA in PR and Media from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. She participated in residencies at Shakespeare’s Globe and Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS, Moscow). In 2015, she took part in The Summer Theatre School nearby Moscow, where she worked with some the most prominent Russian theatre practitioners.

Vlada founded Xameleon Theatre out of desire to produce work combining Russian theatre tradition with the modern, multicultural London's theatre scene. The company works with actors from the UK and Russian speaking countries, such as Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Central Asian and Baltic countries.

Working as Xameleon Theatre's producer and artistic director she produced 9 shows between 2016 and 2020. She took her theatre company to various international festivals in Berlin, Tel Aviv and in Russia. Xameleon Theatre was also named as one of top three Russian theatres outside Russia by prestigious award "The Star of Teatral" in 2018 alongside with established repertory theatre - Russian Drama Theatre of Lithuania and Theatre Zero from Israel.


PRODUCER, Love in a Nutshell, Xameleon Theatre/The Cockpit, 2016-2020

PRODUCER, Anna Karenina, Xameleon Theatre/The Cockpit, 2019

PRODUCER, Pippi Longstocking, Xameleon Theatre/
Young Actors Theatre, Canada Water Theatre, The Cockpit, 6 performances, 2019-2020

PRODUCER, Diaries of Madmen, Xameleon Theatre/The Cockpit, 1 week, 2019

PRODUCER, Diaries of Madmen, Xameleon Theatre/Ulyanovsk Theatre (Russia) - Festival Dec 2019

PRODUCER, Diaries of Madmen, Xameleon Theatre/Tel Aviv(Israel) - Festival Oct 2019

PRODUCER, Diaries of Madmen, Xameleon Theatre/Berlin (Germany) - The world of Russian theatre festival, June 2019

PRODUCER, New Russian Drama Week, The Cockpit/ 1 week, 2018

PRODUCER, A Dog's Heart, Xameleon Theatre/Pleasance Theatre London + Canada Water Theatre, 2017-2018

PRODUCER, The Little Prince, Xameleon Theatre/ The Cockpit, 4 performances in 2017 + 1 week in 2018

PRODUCER, Odessa Stories, Xameleon Theatre/The Cockpit 4 performances in 2017

PRODUCER, The Marriage of Figaro, Xameleon Theatre/The Cockpit, 4 performances in 2017


BA in PR and Media (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh)
MFA in Acting (East 15 Acting School)


2-5 years



Additional Languages

Russian and Latvian


Latest Events

We are delighted that our associate company the Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme (RTYDS) will be curating and delivering the program for emerging directors, producers, designers and artists whilst we temporarily reduce our key operations throughout June and July 2020.  Find out what events we have planned