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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.

GITIS hosted students from Poland

September 25, 2019

As part of the international exchange, students from the Alexander Zelverovich Theatre Academy in Warsaw came to GITIS. A delegation of 19 students led by Professor and Theatre Director Grzegorz Hrapkiewicz was received by the class of Mindagaus Karbauskis (Acting department).

For the week students were working in the Mayakovsky Theatre on Sretenka street. The program consisted of classes on acting art, stage speech and contact improvisation. Another experience was the master class on the documentary theatre. During these classes, named “Search for Worlds” students went in the city for observations and got acquainted with Moscow.

The culmination of the show was the Polish students’ performance of the play “Who is afraid of Virginia Woolf” based on the play by Edward Albie. In turn, students of the acting faculty of GITIS showed excerpts from the “Warsaw melody” and conquered colleagues with musical performances in Polish.

In February 2019 students and professors of the Acting Department (Workshop of Mindaugas Karbauskis) visited Warsaw to work and study at Aleksander Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art for a week.

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