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First national vocational theatre programme opens in Moscow

First national vocational theatre programme opens in Moscow
(Image: Theatre Center "Na Strastnom" / Facebook)

8 June 2016

The “Vocational Theatre School” programme has opened at the “Na Strastnom” Theatre Centre in Moscow, in Russia’s first national project for the training of future theatre managers and technical directors, among other roles.

Among the programme’s lecturers are set design specialists Gleb Filshtinsky, Larisa Lomakina and Viktor Shilkrot, and Director of Moscow’s Electro Stanislavsky Theatre, Boris Yukhananov, as well as technical specialists from the Bolshoi, Lenkom and Pushkin theatres.

The project involves a series of lectures, master classes and workshops led by prominent Russian experts in the field of scenography, as well as video engineers, multimedia producers and specialists in video mapping. The programme also includes excursions to the technical and production facilities of Moscow’s theatres.

In addition to the 22 selected participants from regional theatres throughout Russia, the project is open to other young specialists wishing to participate, such as students of theatre schools, scenographers, artists, and designers and many others.

More information can be found here (in Russian).

Source: Afisha (in Russian)