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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.

Oriental Theatre — traditions and modern practices

January 30, 2024

Dear students, graduates and postgraduates,
The Students’ Scientific and Creative Society and Student Council of the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS) invites you to participate in the 1st scientific and practical conference with international participation,
Oriental Theatre — traditions and modern practices.

The conference will take place both online and offline.

March 26, 2024


The principal purpose of the conference is to exchange theoretical and practical knowledge about Oriental and Russian methods and traditional and modern practices in theatrical culture.

Objectives of the conference:

  1. To create a space for free dialogue between Russian students and students from Eastern countries aiming for collaborative study of national theatrical practices;
  2. To expand the boundaries of knowledge in performing arts. Taking into account the current situation to show interest in the culture of Eastern countries;
  3. To draw attention to the vision of theatrical processes by the young generation.

Students, undergraduates, and postgraduates, both theoretical and practical faculties, whose field of interest is the theatrical art of the East (those under 35 years of age), are invited to participate in the conference.

Participation in the conference is free of charge. The organizing committee will not cover any travel expenses.
Languages: Russian, English (for international students).
Deadline: March 16, 2024.

The application form (Appendix 1) has to be filled out either in Russian or in English as follows:

  • Abstract of the paper (150 — 200 words);
  • information about the participant: academic degree, academic title, place of work/study, city, position, contacts (email, phone number), online/offline participation; the language of the paper;

Timing of the report: 15 minutes presentation + 5 minutes for discussion. It is possible to display videos and presentations.

The application form should be in docs format. The file should be entitled by last name (e.g., Ivanov S._application) and sent to cnto@gitis.net.

An organizing committee will contact you in a week by email. The organizing committee reserves the right to reject an application without further comments.

If you have any questions, please email cnto@gitis.net.

The Organizing Committee will be grateful for providing the information to teachers, students, university staff, scientific and research institutions, specialized enterprises, and organizations interested in participation.

Organizing committee of the conference:

K. Teskina (workshop A. V. Bartoshevich and V. Y. Siliunas),
K. Fedoruk and A. Vorobyova (workshop I. A. Chernomurova)

E. V. Shakhmatova, Cand. of Sciences (Art Studies), Dr. of Sciences (Philosophy) (GITIS)
E. B. Morozova, Cand. of Sciences (Art Studies), senior scientist

The conference will take place at Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS).

Address: Moscow, Maly Kislovsky Lane, 6.

Contact phone number: +7 983 077 4312 (Ksenia Fedoruk)

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