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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 and London’s Rose Bruford College are negotiating partnership

November 27, 2019

Principal and Chief Executive Officer of Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance Clarie Middleton visited GITIS and met with its Principal Grigory Zaslavsky. At the meeting they discussed international students exchanges and a joint Master’s degree programme.

“We are interested in exchange programs for students and teachers because we understand your background and cultural heritage. At Rose Bruford we are strong in joint programmes, when courses are taught in Great Britain and abroad as well. With GITIS Acting art faculty it might be a one year exchange for our students and vice versa”, Clarie Middleton said to Mr.Zaslavsky.

GITIS rector also spoke about school’s existing international practices. “We host foreign students for a 2 weeks course at Directing department when they work together with our young artists on a play by Shakespeare or Chekhov. Then our students pay a return visit for example to London and continue rehearsing. As a result, after a month a show is born and it’s performed in two languages. It’s very interesting”, — Institute Principal said.


While in GITIS Ms. Middleton was invited to student dance class and rehearsals at Acting art and Directing faculties.

Source: TASS

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