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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.

GITIS students performed at Pompidou-Metz

February 15, 2020

A premiere of the show “Montage of attractions” took place on February 12 and 13 at the Centre Pompidou-Metz as a part of the exhibition “Ecstatic Eye. Sergei Eisenstein, film director at the crossroads of art”. The performance at the modern art museum was presented within Russian seasons in France.

“Montage of attractions. Serguei Eisenstein” is a fourth year show of GITIS’ Faculty of Variety Theatre students (class of Vladimir Pankov). Our students performed together with actors from the Theatre in Vire, Normany (Théâtre de Vire). French and Russian actors had been working together since last year, both in Moscow and in Normandy. As a material they took the play by Russian playwright Alexander Ostrovsky “Enough Stupidity in Every Wise Man” — the play that Serguei Eisenstein himself had chosen for his first theatre production. In 1923 he presented it as “attractions edit”, referring as “attraction” to anything that can affect viewer’s emotions.

Working in his authentic genre of “sound drama”, director Vladimir Pankov, creates the show in “Eisenstein style”, combining different techniques and tricks of theatre art.

The exhibition “The Ecstatic Eye. Sergueï Eisenstein, filmmaker at the crossroads of the arts” ends on February 24th.

Curators of the exhibition: Ada Ackerman, Philippe-Alain Michaud.

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