Actor`s Art

52.05.01 Actor`s Art


Specialization:  Qualification: 
Drama theatre and film actor (4 years of study) Specialist


          Cinema, as well as theater, does not exist without the actor. Actor - one of the most important, the key elements of cinema. That is the greatest role of actor in carrying an emotional connection with the audience and the screen, so an actor reigns over the hearts of viewers, because they see and know actors at first.

     Acting art in Russia has old history, school and powerful special achievements. School of acting began its formation with the establishment of theater and has made significant progress in its development. A special role in Russian theater education plays the system of  Konstantin Stanislavsky, which still plays a huge role in the training of the future actor.

    Actor gets skills and abilities to perform the roles in film and television films, as well as dramatic performances of different genres, while training in acting and thereby maintaining his external form and psychophysical condition. The actor can later work as an assistant director and lead actor's training, teaching acting mastery and related subjects in the educational institutions.

    Future actors play roles in educational and professional films, training performances, participate in the process of dubbing of film during their training. Best actors works will participate in festivals and competitions.

     Each year students will take practice on film and television studios of St. Petersburg, on the training video studio and on stage of uniquely equipped cinema and concert complex of our University.

    Actors study at the Directing Department under the leadership of Honored Artist of the Russian Federation Sergey Ovcharov. Course supervisors, teachers of elocution, stage movement, vocal and musical education are the leading experts in the field of acting, Folk and Honored Artists of Russia, winners of international and national film festivals.

    Future actors get a unique opportunity to learn in one space with the future film and television directors, cameramen, sound producers, screenwriters and film critics.

           Thousands of girls and boys dream to be an actor. However, it requires a huge, titanic work, patience, and to have faith in yourself and your destiny.


Curriculum Disciplines for 52.05.01 Actor`s Art


Humanitarian, Social and Economic Disciplines:

Foreign language; Philosophy; History; Psychology and Pedagogy; Russian Language and Speech Standards; Sociology; Organization of theatrical works; Fundamentals of Law and copyright; Cultural Studies; Aesthetics; Psychology of Creativity.

History and Theory of World Artistic Culture Disciplines:

History of Literature; History of Russian Literature; History of World Literature; History of Russian Theatre Directing; History of Foreign Theatre Directing; History of National Cinematography; History of Foreign Cinematography; History of Music; History of Russian and Foreign Fine Art; History of Russian Drama Theatre Art.

Electives: History of Religions; Mythology.

Professional Disciplines:

Acting; Stage Speech; Plastic Education; Musical Education; Make-up; Drama Theater and Film Actor`s Mastery; Stage Speech in Drama Theater and Film; Basics of Screenwriting; Television and Radio Actor`s Mastery.


Theatre Business Abroad; Fundamentals of Producing; An analysis of the Play and the Performance, Analysis of the Film; Fundamentals TV Film Directing, The Basics of Directing a Feature Film.