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GITIS auditions in Kazakhstan

January 23, 2024

GITIS launches auditions in the Republic of Kazakhstan the upcoming spring as our school deepens ties with the country.

14 performances will be shown at the III International Student Festival of graduation performances “GITIS fest”

November 21, 2023

The festival will showcase 14 performances from various theater schools and theaters in cities such as Belgorod, Belgrade (Serbia), Vladivostok, Zarechny, Kazan, Moscow, New Delhi (India), St. Petersburg, Shanghai (China), and Yaroslavl. The festival aims to serve as a platform for dialogue and collaboration between major Russian and international theater schools.

The Russian Theater School has started in Kazakhstan

September 19, 2023

Representatives from 11 countries gathered on the shores of Lake Zerenda to immerse themselves in a ten-day training program under the guidance of the best instructors from the GITIS and leading creative universities in Kazakhstan

Stanislavsky and musical theatre

April 25, 2023

International conference dedicated to the 160th anniversary of Konstantin Stanislavsky’s birth as part of the strategic academic leadership program “Priority-2030”


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.

International scientific and practical conference “Choreographic art and professional education in the context of modernity” 20-21ST October 2022

July 18, 2022

We invite you to participate in a joint project of Kazakh National Academy of Arts named after T. K. Zhurgenov and the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS): International scientific and practical conference “Choreographic art and professional education in the context of modernity” which takes place 20-21ST October 2022.

The guidelines of the conference:

  1. Higher and secondary special choreographic education in world space.
  2. Development and preservation of the world choreographic art traditions in various genres and directions.
  3. Innovations and perspectives in choreography.
  4. National choreographic art.
  5. Questions of criticism and ballet studies in choreographic art.
  6. Problems of repertoire policy in modern musical theatre.
  7. Integration of choreographic education into the world artistic culture.
  8. Art and choreography.

We look forward to welcoming ballet dancers, theatre critics, musicologists, art critics, scientists, choreographers, ballet teachers, university and institute professors, museum specialists, undergraduates, doctoral students, graduate students engaged in scientific and methological research activities in the field of history, art theory and art criticism. Students of higher educational institution are also allowed to take part in the work of the conference as listeners.

Within the framework of the conference there are plans for having scientific reports of scientists and artists as well as holding of seminars, master classes, concerts of faculties, performances, creative meetings and round tables.

In addition, it is planned to publish materials on the results of the conference. The collection of materials is assigned a library index (UDC and LBC) and an international standard book number (ISBN). The collection is planned to be included in the RSCI database.

The conference organizers reserve the right not to accept the submitted materials for publication in the Collection of materials based on the results of the conference.

Conference format: online/offline

Participation in the conference is allowed in the following forms:

  • full-time / offline: presentation with an oral report, participation in the discussion of reports, discussions;
  • correspondence: publication of a scientific article.

On the second day, in the frame of the conference, the organizers plan to conduct practicfal master classes in various areas of choreographic art and education. It will be held offline as well as online on the VC ZOOM platform.

Applications and articles are submitted to the editorial office until 10th October, 2022 at kaznai_ballet@mail.ru with the obligatory indication of the subject of the letter: KAZNAI CONFERENCE — GITIS — 2022″.

See the Appendix 1. Article Requirements and Appendix 2. Application form.

The time limit for presentations is up to 10 minutes (+5 minutes of discussion)

Official languages of the conference: Kazakh, Russian, English.

Official hashtag of the event #KazNAI-GITIS-Conference

Conference venue: Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty, st. Panfilova, 127, Kazakh National Academy of Arts named after T. Zhurgenova, educational theatre, cinema hall, classroom complex of the faculty of choreography / Russia, Moscow, Russian Institute of Theatre Arts, Maly Kislovsky per., 6. For online participation the link is on the official website of GITIS https://gitis.het/.

Three days before the start of the conference, the Program of Events and the Schedule of the Conference will be sent out in accordance with the applications received.

Organizing committee address:

Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS): 125009, Russia, Moscow, Maly Kislovsky per., 6, Department of choreography.

The contact persons: +7 (903) 792-94-65 (Valukin Maksim Evgenievich) and +7 (916) 113-37-86 (Smeliakova Viktoria Aleksandrovna)

Official site: https://gitis.net/

Kazakh National Academy of Arts names after T. Zhurgenova: 050000, Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty, st. Panfilova, 127, Department of choreography.

The contact person: +7 (701) 298-55-54 (Sushkov Dmitriy Valentinovich)

WhatsApp, Telegram

Official site: http://www.kaznai.kz/

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