Program dedicated to the 70th anniversary of UNESCO: “Theatrical Heritage: Preservation, Reconstruction and Reinterpretation of Stage Texts” Symposium

Official event flow / Theatre

14.12.2015 12:00-13:30

Ostrovsky sq., 6. Alexandrinsky Theatre, the Tsar’s Lobby


Entrance to the event is only by individual invitations.


The dialogue between Russian and foreign theatre theorists is dedicated to traditions of scientific and creative interpretation of the theatrical heritage.


St. Petersburg theatre experience which goes back to the ideas of St. Petersburg researchers and stage directors Vs. Meyerhold and A. Gvozdev is of global significance and current importance. The main topic of the discussion is a role and place of the world repertoire of theatrical texts in the modern theatrical process.


Valery Fokin
Alexander Chepurov

Artistic Director of the Alexandrinsky Theatre
Rector of Saint Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy


  • David Wiles, Professor, University of Exeter
  • Erika Fischer-Lichte, Professor, Free University of Berlin
  • Beatrice Picon-Vallin, Head of Research Laboratory of performing arts CNRS, ARIAS
  • Donatella Gavrilovic, Professor, University of Rome
  • David Drozd, Professor, University of Massarikov
  • David Chambers, Professor, Yale University
  • Vladislav Ivanov, head of the theater, the State Institute of Art
  • Vidmantas Silyunas, Head of the Department of Art School studio name Nemirovich-Danchenko at Moscow Art Theatre Chekhov
  • Vadim Shcherbakov, Leading researcher of the Sector study and publication of the theatrical heritage of V. Meyerhold, State Institute of Art