Zaza Papuashvili was born 1964.
He graduated from Shota Rustaveli Georgian State University of Theatre and Film acting faculty.
He has been Rustaveli State Drama Theatre Artist since 1986.
His important roles performed at Rustaveli State Drama Theatre are the following:
Kirile Miminoshvili (D.Kldiashvili “The Stepmother of Samanishvili”, directed by G.Zhordania),
Vova (B.Vasiliev “Tonight might be Windy”, directed by G.Zhordania),
Gia (I.Samsonadze “Lucky Ticket”, directed by G.Antadze),
Claudius (Shakespeare “Hamlet”, directed by G.Zhordania),
Sehismundo (P.Calderon de la Barca “La Vida es Sueno”, directed by R.Sturua),
Fool (Shakespeare “King Lear”, directed by R.Sturua),
Abesalo (D.Kldiashvili “Iren’s Happiness”, directed by A.Enukidze),
Yang Sun (B.Brecht “Good Woman of Setzuan”, directed by R.Sturua),
Macbeth (Shakespeare “Macbeth”, directed by R.Sturua),
Mindia (Gr.Robakidze “Lamara”, directed by R.Sturua),
Bacha (L.Tabukashvili “What if the Wet Lilac is Wet”, directed by R.Sturua),
Pantalone (C.Gozzi “La Donna Serpente”, directed by R.Sturua, D.Sakvarelidze),
Hamlet (Shakespeare “Hamlet”, directed by R.Sturua),
Malvolio (Shakespeare “The Twelfth Christmas Night or What You Will”, directed by R.Sturua),
Estragone (S.Beckett “Waiting for Godot”, directed by R.Sturua),
Sad Stranger (I.Samsonadze “Sad, Sweet Scent of Vanilla”, directed by R.Sturua, A.Enukidze),
Darispan Karsidze (D.Kldiashvili “The Misfortune of Darispan”, directed by R.Sturua, Z.Papuashvili),
Biedermann (M.Frisch’s “Biedermann and Fire Raisers”, director – R.Sturua)
He also performed in the following performances: “Jacob’s Gospel”, “STYX”.
He has staged D.Kldiashvili’s “The Misfortune of Darispan” at Batumi Ilia Chavchavadze Drama Theatre and Shota Rustaveli State Drama Theatre.
His film credits include the following movies:
“Nutsa’s School”, “Love in Vineyard”, “Heaven in the Streets of Our City”, “The Train was heading”, “The Chair”, “The Ceiling” and “Heart +”.
In 1996- The State Prize (“Macbeth”)
In 2010- Lado Meskhishvili State Prize
Theatre Society awarded him five times as the Best Male Actor.
He has received “Golden Mask” for the Best Male Actor (Bacha “What if the Wet Lilac is Wet?!”) at Rustavi International Festival.