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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.

International student festival of final year shows “Your chance/GITIS fest” is open

April 16, 2024

International student festival of final year shows “Your chance/GITIS fest” is open!

The festival lasts from 15 to 30 of April. This year’s participants are students and graduates of theatre schools from Belgrade (Serbia), Ekaterinburg, Moscow, New Delhi (India), Nizhniy Novgorod, Kostanay (Kazakhstan), Saint Petersburg, Saratov, Shanghai (China), Tambov, Voronezh, Yakutsk, Yaroslavl. Overall 23 shows will be presented to the audience.

GITIS rector Grigory Zaslavskiy and “Na Strastnom” theatre centre director Mikhail Pushkin welcomed the audience with opening remarks.

GITIS fest/Your chance 2024 presents:

April 15 “Wolves and Sheep” (GITIS, Moscow)

April 16 “Midsummer night dream” (Voronezh state Institute of culture)

April 17 “Till” (Moscow Art Theatre School)

April 18 “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” (M.Schepkin Theatre institute, Moscow)

April 18 “Shelter” (O. Tabakov Moscow theatre school)

April 19 “Again they sing” (Institute of contemporary art, Moscow)

April 20 “Molière” (E. Evstigneyev Theatre college of Nizhniy Novgorog)

April 21 “Antonovki” (Russian state Institute of stage arts, Saint Petersburg)

April 22 “War and peace” (State Institute of film and television, Saint Petersburg)

April 23 “Bumbarash Passion” (Theatre Institute of the L.Sobinov state Conservatoire, Saratov)

April 24 “Do Not Part with Your Beloved” (Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK, Moscow)

April 24 “Captive” (Russian drama theatre, Kazakhstan)

April 25 “Our beautiful union...” (F. Shishigin state Theatre Institute, Yaroslavl)

April 25 “Ariadna” (Russian theatre of Belgrade, Serbia)

April 26 “Looveless” (L. Filatov Moscow Theatre college)

April 26 “Song of the flying arrow” (Arctic state Institute of culture and arts)

April 27 “Of mice and men” (Ekaterinburg state Theatre Institute)

April 27 “Deling and Cixi” (Shanghai Theatre Academy, China)

April 28 “The cherry orchard” (GITIS, Moscow)

April 28 “Indrajit” (National School of drama, India)

April 29 “Night’s roads” (B.Schukin Theatre Institute, Moscow (The Vakhtangov School)

April 29 “We’ll Settle It Ourselves” (Tambov state University)

April 30 “I.A.Bunin. In Moscow” (B.Schukin Theatre Institute, Moscow (The Vakhtangov School).

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