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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.

The Russian repertoire concert was presented at the Casa Russia Foundation in Barcelona

July 16, 2021

The Russian repertoire concert was presented at the Casa Russia Foundation in Barcelona by Laura López, winner of the Academy of Russian Opera GITIS Course grant awarded by the Liceu Conservatory Foundation.

As part of its international program, the Liceu Conservatory Foundation and the Academy of Russian Opera “GITIS” started their collaboration agreement with a Russian repertoire concert, showing the work done by Laura López, former student of the Conservatory, as a participant of the GITIS course.

The course was made virtually and focused on technical aspects of the repertoire of Russian composers: Tchaikovsky (Eugene Onegin) and Mussorgsky (Boris Godunov). It featured the participation of professors, conductors and singers of the Russian opera school: Alexander Barmak, Head of the course in the Faculty of Musical Theater of GITIS, Dmitry Bertman, Head of the Department of Direction and Interpretation of the Musical Theater of GITIS, founder and artistic director of the Moscow Musical Theater “Helikon-Opera”; Dmitry Vdovin, professor of voice at the State Choral Academy, founder, artistic director and professor of voice of the Young Artists Program of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia, and Alexia Mankovskaya, singer, songwriter and coach in opera pronunciation of Russian composers.

At the concert some of the works that were worked on in the course were performed, such as the Evgeni Onegin’s letter scene by Tchaikovsky and some songs by Rachmaninoff, accompanied by Olga Kobekina, a professor at the Liceu Conservatory who performed parts of the work of P. Tchaikovsky The Seasons Op.37: “June. Barcarola” and “November. Troyka”.

Laura Elena López was born in Mexico and settled in Barcelona, where in 2019 she finished her higher studies in Singing with the teacher Carmen Bustamante and the repertoire player Olga Kobekina at the Liceu Conservatory.

Watch the video at the following link.

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