On 21-27 August, 2018 the Theatre Union of the Russian Federation and Russian Centre of International Association of Amateur Theatre (AITA/IATA) under the patronage of the Central European Committee of AITA in cooperation with the theatre company ’ART-MASTER’ from Finnish city Jyväskylä will hold the 16th international seminar ‘Method of Konstantin Stanislavsky Today’ (practical training for actors and directors).

Where: holiday hotel Vesala, Finland

Date of arrival in Jyväskylä: 21 August, 2018

Date of departure from Jyväskylä: 27 August, 2018

Working languages: Russian and English

Classes are led by:

  • Acting and directing – Mikhail Chumachenko, director, professor of the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS) of Moscow, Russia;
  • Stage movement — Oleg Snopkov, associate professor of the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS) and All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography named after Sergey Gerasimov (VGIK), member of the Stuntmen Association of Russia (Moscow).

The opening of the seminar is scheduled for 21 August in the afternoon.

Accommodation in double rooms, meals 3 times a day and space for the classes will be provided at the holiday hotel Vesala which is located 15 km away from Jyväskylä, in the very center of Finland. More details about the holiday hotel and financial conditions you will find in the attachment to this circular.

Final performance and presentations of Certificates of the Theatre Union of the Russian Federation in English will be on 26 August.

How to get: in the airport of Helsinki you can take a train or a bus to Jyväskylä. The meeting place in Jyväskylä is the ’ART-MASTER’ theater company (address: Laikuttajantie 2, 40340 Jyväskylä, Finland). From the theater ’ART-MASTER’ a transportation to the venue of the seminar will be organized and on the day of departure there will be organized transportation back.

Translators will work during the seminar providing the Russian-English and English-Russian translation.

Please fill in the application form using your computer and send the form to us by e-mail till 5 March 2018 at or

Till 20 March 2018 we will send you the list of participants, as well as the home task.

For further information please contact us on the phone: + 7 495 694 07 02 (on weekdays from 3 p.m. till 6 p.m.) or via e-mail:,