Voldemar Panso

Voldemar Panso (30 November 1920 Tomsk, Russia – 27 December 1977 Tallinn) was Estonian stage director, actor and theatrical teacher.[1]

Memorial stone to Panso in Kivimäe, Tallinn

1941 he graduated from Tallinn Conservatory State Stage Art School and 1955 Moscow State Theatre Art Institute.[1]

1941-1950 he was Estonian Drama Theatre actor. 1955-1958 he was stage director and 1970-1976 head stage director. 1957-1977 he directed Tallinn State Conservatory Stage Art Department.[1]

He was one of the founders of the ESSR State Youth Theatre and 1965-1970 its first head stage director.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Kändler, Tiit (2002). A Hundred Great Estonians of the 20th Century. Estonian Encyclopaedia Publishers. pp. 132–133. ISBN 9985-70-103-8.