Actor`s Art

52.05.01 Actor`s Art

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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.

    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.

In September 2015, the Department of Plastic Education was established on the basis of the St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theater Boris Eifman. The training at the department is of an applied nature, aimed at obtaining practical knowledge and mastering the disciplines "Scenic Movement", "Dance", "Fencing (stage battle)", "Plastic in the play and the movie ".

Curriculum Disciplines for 52.05.01 Actor`s Art

Basic part:

Basic professional 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; Information systems and technologies, History of Russian Literature; History of World Literature; History of World Theatre; History of World Theatre Directing; History of National Cinematography; History of Foreign Cinematography; History of Music; History of Russian and Foreign Fine Art; History of Drama Theatre Art; Acting; Stage Speech; Stage Movement; Dancing; Fencing (stage battle); Plastic in Drama and TV;Musical Education; Vocal band; Vocal (individual lessons); Make-up; Drama Theater and Film Actor`s Mastery$ Stage Speech in Drama and TV.

Variative part:

Psychology of Creativity, Basics of Screenwriting; Television and Radio Actor`s Mastery.


History of Religions, Mythology, 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.