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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 participated at the International Theatre Festival in Beijing

October 28, 2019

The International Student Theatre Festival 2019 took place in the Central Drama Academy, Beijing. It was organised by World Theatre Education Alliance.

GITIS Rector Grigory Zaslavsky delivered a welcoming speech at the opening ceremony. He stressed the importance of preserving the theatrical tradition and international educational exchange, that builds the way for development.

“These students shows are a blend of young people voices and experience of our best teachers, some of them are GITIS graduates too. That’s how the tradition is preserved, without it a theatre school can’t exist. It’s a pleasure to say this being in China, where traditions are valued”.

This year program is dedicated to William Skakespeare. GITIS was represented by the students of the Directing faculty (Professor Leonif Kheifets’ class), they performed “The Taming Of The Shrew”. Daniil Nikitin (the role of Petruccio) and Olga Bodrova (the role of Katarina) were awarded by the WTEA jury. Check out pictures on our Facebook page.

GITIS has become a member of WTEA and a regular participant of the festival since 2017.

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