Courses

Acting

Directing Winter Online Course

What is the Stanislavsky system? Is it a grammar for an actor or museum piece? Why does a modern actor need it? Does the system help the actor in his daily work? Do experienced actors need it? The leading actor training teachers of GITIS will answer these questions. Using practical exercises, they will tell you about Stanislavsky system and its basic goals. The modern and classic plays will be reviewed with the help of the active analysis of the play and role.

Winter course, 2 weeks, January 9–20 2023

Postgraduate education

3 years / рostgraduate education

Acting Online

What is the Stanislavsky system? Is it grammar for an actor or museum piece? Why does a modern actor need it? Does the system help the actor in his daily work? Do experienced actors need it? The leading actor training teachers of GITIS will answer these questions. Using practical exercises, they will tell you about the Stanislavsky system and its basic goals. The modern and classic plays will be reviewed with the help of the active analysis of the play and role.

Summer course, 2 weeks , July 25–August 5 2022

Dramatic Theatre and Cinema Actor

Course of study lasts for 4 years. Upon the main course completion students prepare their works for the final presentation, and those who want to continue their education can enter a 2-year Master’s programme.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Directing

Directing Winter Online Course

What is the Stanislavsky system? Is it a grammar for an actor or museum piece? Why does a modern actor need it? Does the system help the actor in his daily work? Do experienced actors need it? The leading actor training teachers of GITIS will answer these questions. Using practical exercises, they will tell you about Stanislavsky system and its basic goals. The modern and classic plays will be reviewed with the help of the active analysis of the play and role.

Online course, 2 weeks, January 9–20 2023

Drama Director

Drama director course include two main stages: acting and directing. For 5 years students gradually master elements of the acting profession, take part in trainings and stage plays of Russian playwrights.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Circus Director

The aim of the course is to teach students to fully interpret the literary works, understand the main areas of circus art, learn to interact with actors, study acting elements and understand the tendencies of the circus tricks performance. After the 5-year course graduates become professional directors.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre Director

For 5 years highly skilled professionals teach students on two courses — Classic theatre directing and Musical drama analysis. GITIS graduates — musical theatre directors — are actively working on performances, musical shows, TV programs and movies.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Musical Theatre Actor

Upon completion of the Musical theatre actor course every student in fact gets two types of higher education — in acting and vocal art. Therefore GITIS trains both musical theatre singers and dramatic actors.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Sound Engineering of Cultural and Artistic Performances

During the Sound engineering course students gain all skills needed to provide high quality sound at performances, concerts, discos and other events. After the graduation they can work as sound engineers, producers, teachers at specialized institutes and even research associates.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Ballet-master

Ballet Master Art

GITIS has two departments that prepare choreography professionals — Choreographic and Pedagogic. The course of study at both of them lasts for 4 years. After thesis defence graduates become either choreographers or tutors in the field of theatre, variety or sports choreography.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Ballet Pedagogy

GITIS has two departments that prepare choreography professionals — Choreographic andPedagogic. The course of study at both of them lasts for 4 years. After thesis defence graduates become either choreographers or tutors in the field of theatre, variety or sports choreography.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Variety Theatre

Variety Theatre Director

During the 5-year course students learn to think creatively, to generalize and select scenic events to interpret them afterwards brightly and expressively on the stage with the help of actors.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Variety Theatre Actor

During a 4-year course future actors are educated according to the classic Stanislavsky method. Students learn elements of the acting techniques, work on the character creation and study a number of specialized disciplines. After the course completion graduates are ready to take part in the variety performances, theatre plays and make movies.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Theatre History and Criticism

History and Theory of Theatre and Criticism

There are two fields of study — History of Russian Theatre and History of Foreign Theatre. Course of study lasts for 4 years and after the graduation students become theatre historians, theatre critics, theatre cultural workersand editors.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Producing

Performance Art Producer

During the 5-year course students learn general humanities and specialized disciplines connected to the stage art. Among GITIS teachers are famous scientists and successful producers, as well as theatrical management specialists.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Set Design

Production Design Technology

The Department of Production Design Technology is the graduating department.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Puppet Theatre Director

Since 2017 GITIS has been educating highly skilled specialist for working at puppet theatres and theatre ensembles — people also able to become art school teachers. The course of study lasts for 5 years.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Theatre Designer

GITIS educate designers who create the world where characters live and act on stage. After the 5-year course graduates become scenographers and theatre designers.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Theatre Costume Designer

Theatre costume designer students study general subjects (at least three History courses) as well as specialized disciplines. As a result GITIS graduates are versatile and multi-skilled specialists who can quickly find innovative solutions.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Puppet Theatre Designer

Puppet theatre designers share the same course with directors — it helps to improve the training of both professions. During their 5-year study designers learn main skills of working with the team on the joint artistic conception implementation.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Production Design Technology

The Department of Production Design Technology is the graduating department.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Dramatic Theatre and Cinema Actor

Course of study lasts for 4 years. Upon the main course completion students prepare their works for the final presentation, and those who want to continue their education can enter a 2-year Master’s programme.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Drama Director

Drama director course include two main stages: acting and directing. For 5 years students gradually master elements of the acting profession, take part in trainings and stage plays of Russian playwrights.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Circus Director

The aim of the course is to teach students to fully interpret the literary works, understand the main areas of circus art, learn to interact with actors, study acting elements and understand the tendencies of the circus tricks performance. After the 5-year course graduates become professional directors.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Puppet Theatre Director

Since 2017 GITIS has been educating highly skilled specialist for working at puppet theatres and theatre ensembles — people also able to become art school teachers. The course of study lasts for 5 years.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Musical Theatre Director

For 5 years highly skilled professionals teach students on two courses — Classic theatre directing and Musical drama analysis. GITIS graduates — musical theatre directors — are actively working on performances, musical shows, TV programs and movies.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Musical Theatre Actor

Upon completion of the Musical theatre actor course every student in fact gets two types of higher education — in acting and vocal art. Therefore GITIS trains both musical theatre singers and dramatic actors.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Sound Engineering of Cultural and Artistic Performances

During the Sound engineering course students gain all skills needed to provide high quality sound at performances, concerts, discos and other events. After the graduation they can work as sound engineers, producers, teachers at specialized institutes and even research associates.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Ballet Master Art

GITIS has two departments that prepare choreography professionals — Choreographic and Pedagogic. The course of study at both of them lasts for 4 years. After thesis defence graduates become either choreographers or tutors in the field of theatre, variety or sports choreography.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Ballet Pedagogy

GITIS has two departments that prepare choreography professionals — Choreographic andPedagogic. The course of study at both of them lasts for 4 years. After thesis defence graduates become either choreographers or tutors in the field of theatre, variety or sports choreography.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Variety Theatre Director

During the 5-year course students learn to think creatively, to generalize and select scenic events to interpret them afterwards brightly and expressively on the stage with the help of actors.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Variety Theatre Actor

During a 4-year course future actors are educated according to the classic Stanislavsky method. Students learn elements of the acting techniques, work on the character creation and study a number of specialized disciplines. After the course completion graduates are ready to take part in the variety performances, theatre plays and make movies.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

History and Theory of Theatre and Criticism

There are two fields of study — History of Russian Theatre and History of Foreign Theatre. Course of study lasts for 4 years and after the graduation students become theatre historians, theatre critics, theatre cultural workersand editors.

4 years / full-time bachelor degree

Performance Art Producer

During the 5-year course students learn general humanities and specialized disciplines connected to the stage art. Among GITIS teachers are famous scientists and successful producers, as well as theatrical management specialists.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Theatre Designer

GITIS educate designers who create the world where characters live and act on stage. After the 5-year course graduates become scenographers and theatre designers.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Theatre Costume Designer

Theatre costume designer students study general subjects (at least three History courses) as well as specialized disciplines. As a result GITIS graduates are versatile and multi-skilled specialists who can quickly find innovative solutions.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Puppet Theatre Designer

Puppet theatre designers share the same course with directors — it helps to improve the training of both professions. During their 5-year study designers learn main skills of working with the team on the joint artistic conception implementation.

5 years / full-time bachelor degree

Postgraduate education

3 years / рostgraduate education

Acting Online

What is the Stanislavsky system? Is it grammar for an actor or museum piece? Why does a modern actor need it? Does the system help the actor in his daily work? Do experienced actors need it? The leading actor training teachers of GITIS will answer these questions. Using practical exercises, they will tell you about the Stanislavsky system and its basic goals. The modern and classic plays will be reviewed with the help of the active analysis of the play and role.

Summer course, 2 weeks , July 25–August 5 2022

Directing Winter Online Course

What is the Stanislavsky system? Is it a grammar for an actor or museum piece? Why does a modern actor need it? Does the system help the actor in his daily work? Do experienced actors need it? The leading actor training teachers of GITIS will answer these questions. Using practical exercises, they will tell you about Stanislavsky system and its basic goals. The modern and classic plays will be reviewed with the help of the active analysis of the play and role.

Winter course, 2 weeks, January 9–20 2023

Directing Winter Online Course

What is the Stanislavsky system? Is it a grammar for an actor or museum piece? Why does a modern actor need it? Does the system help the actor in his daily work? Do experienced actors need it? The leading actor training teachers of GITIS will answer these questions. Using practical exercises, they will tell you about Stanislavsky system and its basic goals. The modern and classic plays will be reviewed with the help of the active analysis of the play and role.

Online course, 2 weeks, January 9–20 2023

Ballet Master Art

4 years
course duration
₽ 711 000 per year
price
bachelor degree course
academics

Course overview

Students study the following professional disciplines:

  • Ballet master art;
  • Composition of the classical dance;
  • Composition of the folk stage dance;
  • Composition of the historic folk dance;
  • Composition of the duet classical dance;
  • Ballet performance backdrop;
  • Ballet master work with concertmaster, etc.

After the 4-year Choreography course at Choreographic department graduates become theatre, variety or sports choreographers, and after the Academic department they become teachers and tutors. Regardless of the department graduates obtain Choreography Bachelor degree and afterwards successfully work at the leading ballet theatres and dance troupes throughout the world.

Theory

During the course students study the following liberal arts disciplines: history, history of Russian and foreign theatre, history of Russian and foreign literature, history of the cinema, music, philosophy, aesthetics, art history, pedagogics and psychology, and many others.

Practice

Foreign students study Russian language for 4 years, therefore getting a good knowledge of the Russian language as a bonus.

Language

Students can do practical training at the major Moscow theatres, concert halls, television.

Diploma

After the graduation they receive Bachelor diploma.

Entrance exam

Choreography art (creative practical examination).

Entrance exam consists of two sections:

  1. Technical skills

    Classical dance (exercise at the ballet bar, exercise in the middle, allegro); folk stage dance (exercise at the ballet bar, elements and combinations of various folk stage dances in the middle), historical folk dance (compositions of historical dances of various periods).

    Applicant should demonstrate professional performance technique — methodical or stage demonstration:

    • Methodical demonstration include: composition of the combination at the bar on the assigned exercise theme of the offered educational class; composition of the combination in the middle of the room on the assigned theme of the offered educational class; composition of the small jumps combination chosen by the examiners of the offered educational class; composition of the medium jumps combination of the offered educational class; composition of the big jumps combination of the offered educational class.
    • Stage presentation include: performance of applicants’ own compositions and improvisation (presentation of two own compositions; improvisation to the offered music; written libretto of the performed works).
  2. Colloquium (oral)

    Colloquium is aimed to unveil the professional abilities of the applicants, their intellectual level and cultural outlook, artistic taste, knowledge in the field of the history of choreography, literature, music, art, theory and methods of the choreography teaching. Interlocution also includes the check of the musical literacy (basic music theory).

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