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March 12, 2020

All the international festivals at GITIS are postponed

Stanislavsky’s Method Lives On

April 22, 2019

The Moscow Times visited GITIS and The Boris Shchukin Theater Institute to learn more about the method of the world-renowned director.

Check out our new booklet!

December 19, 2018

GITIS presents its new English booklet that contains all necessary information about institute, its traditions and unique study programs.

GITIS joined Forbes Universities ranking

June 29, 2018

Forbes magazine compiled the first ranking of Russian universities in order to assess the quality of Russian education and to find out which universities graduate young people with entrepreneurial streak, and even those who can later join the Forbes list or become a part of the Russian political elite.

GITIS International Students Give Interview

January 23, 2018

Russian Information Agency — RIA Novosti — took an interview from GITIS international students: Alya Hanin (Slovenia), Georgios Kutlis (Greece), and Daniela Petkovich (Serbia).

GITIS Alumnus Hits Oscar Short-List

December 20, 2017

“Loveless” — the film directed by GITIS alumnus Andrey Zvyagintsev — got short-listed for Oscar Best Foreign Language Film nomination.

GITIS Graduate Debut at La Scala

November 15, 2017

On November 12, Ruzil Gatin — a GITIS graduate — made his first appearance on La Scala stage in Milan (Ruzil graduated from GITIS Variety Department, prof. Borisov class).

Russian King Lear in Beijing

November 2, 2017

On October 25 GITIS students from Kamenkovich and Krimov directing class played King Lear at the WTEA 2017 International Theatre Festival in Beijing.

Beware of fake certificates!

October 30, 2017

Russian Institute of Theater Arts — GITIS is a well-recognized brand, so no wonder that some dishonest people are trying to exploit it. Here is an example of a fake GITIS certificate signed by a fake professor.

GITIS students visit Estonian Academy

October 10, 2017

Second-year students of Leonid Heifetz Directing class went to Tallinn as a second phase of student exchange program between GITIS and Estonian Academy of Music and Theater.

GITIS represents the heads of courses

April 21, 2021

Russian Institute of Theatre Arts — GITIS represents the heads of courses, that will recruit students this year.

Acting faculty

Natalia Nazarova — theater and film actress, director;

Gennady Nazarov — theater and film actor;

Natalia Nazarova and Gennady Nazarov will take a full-time course.

Mikhail Skandarov — Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, Phd of Art History, Professor (full-time course);

Nina Chusova-director (correspondence course).

Directing faculty

Sergey Zhenovach — Head of the Department of Drama Directing at GITIS, Professor, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, State Prize winner, founder and artistic director of the theater “Studio of Theatrical Art”, artistic director — director of the Moscow Art Theater named after A. P. Chekhov (full-time course, acting and directing groups);

Sergey Golomazov — Professor, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, Artistic director of the Riga Russian Theater named after M. Chekhov (correspondence course, acting and directing groups);

Maximilian Nemchinsky — Head of the Department of Circus Directing at GITIS, Professor, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (correspondence course, “Circus Director”).

Nikolay Chelnokov  Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, Artistic Director-director of the " Clownarium" (correspondence course, “Circus Director”).

Faculty of Musical Theatre

Georgy Isahakyan — Professor, theater director, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, Artistic Director of the Moscow State Academic Children’s Musical Theater named after N. I. Sats (full-time course; acting and directing groups);

Mikhail Panjavidze — director of musical theater (correspondence course, acting and directing groups);

Dmitry Belov — theater director (musical, full-time course, acting and directing groups);

Anatoly Weizenfeld — Senior Lecturer of the Department of Sound Engineering at GITIS (full-time and part-time courses for sound engineers);

Faculty of History and Theory of Theatre and Criticism

Alexey Bartoshevich — Head of the Department of History of Foreign Theater of GITIS, Doctor of Art History, Professor, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation;

Vidmantas Siliunas — Professor of the Department of History of Foreign Theater of GITIS, Doctor of Art History, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation;

Alexey Bartoshevich and Vidmantas Siliunas will take a full-time joint course;

Grigory Zaslavsky — Rector of GITIS, theater critic, PhD of Philological Sciences, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (correspondence course).

Ballet Master faculty

Olga Tarasova — Professor of the Department of Choreography of GITIS, ballet dancer, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (full-time course, “The Art of the Choreographer”);

Mikhail Lavrovsky — Professor of the Department of Choreography of GITIS, People’s Artist of the USSR, ballet dancer, choreographer (full-time course, “The Art of the Choreographer”);

Vitaly Akhundov — Associate Professor of the Department of Choreography of GITIS, Honored Artist of the Republic of Azerbaijan;

Maria Allash — Professor of the Department of Choreography of GITIS, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia;

Vitaly Akhundov and Maria Evgenievna Allash will take a full-time course (“Pedagogy of Ballet”).

Yuri Smekalov — soloist and choreographer of the Mariinsky Theater, artistic director of the independent creative association MAD Company (correspondence course, “The Art of the Choreographer”);

Variety show faculty

Elena Shanina — theater and film actress, professor, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation (full-time course, acting group);

Andrey Zavodyuk — theater and film actor, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (correspondence course, acting and directing groups);

Producing faculty

Elshan Mamedov — head of the Department of Production and Management of Performing Arts of GITIS, PhD of Art History, creator and artistic director of the production company “Independent Theater Project”, director of the author’s agency “NTP.The Independent Theatre Project agency”;

Evgenia Kuznetsova — head of the literary and dramatic part of the Moscow Theater “Sovremennik” (from 1996 to 2021), Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation;

Elshan Mamedov and Evgenia Kuznetsova will take a full-time course.

Elena Simurzina — teacher of the Department of Production and Management of Performing Arts of GITIS, Deputy Director of the Moscow Pushkin Theater (correspondence course);

Stage Design faculty

Stanislav Morozov — Head of the Department of Scenography of GITIS, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, Professor, chief artist of the theater “At the Nikitsky Gate” (full-time course, “Stage designer of the theater”);

Alexander Ursin — artist-technologist (full-time course,"Technology of artistic design of the performance").

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