Educational program of the TERRITORY Contemporary Art Festival and School

Call for applications for participation in the free educational program of the TERRITORY Contemporary Art Festival and School of to be held in Sochi from 16 to 21 February 2019 within the framework of the XII Winter International Arts Festival.

We would like to invite the young (18 – 40 year-old) culture and art specialists — actors, stage directors, musicians, choreographs, artists and art managers — from Krasnodar, Stavropol regions, Republic of Adygeya and Abkhazia to become students of the TERRITORY Contemporary Art Festival and School. During the course the students will attend all performances of the Festival, acting trainings, master-classes for dancers and stage directors, lectures on the immersive theatre, modern choreography, and meetings with leading specialists in contemporary art. Among the speakers: critic and art director of the TERRITORY Festival Roman Dolzhansky, artist Ksenia Peretrukhina, theater critic Elena Smorodinova, residents for the Dialog Dance Company Ivan Estegneev and Anna Abalikhina, stage directors Filipp Grigoryan, Dmitry Milkin, etc.

Applications for participation in the TERRITORY School in Sochi are accepted from December 24, 2018 till January 20, 2019. The list of students will be announced by the end of January 2019.

Resulting from the applications survey, 25 students and 10 noncredit students for the Sochi school will be selected. 15 students will get all their fees paid by the Festival (transfer to Sochi and back home, accommodation and meals).

Submit your application now and become a student of the TERRITORY School in Sochi!

“Our Festival is for passionate, curious people, for those who are open for creative discoveries and deep unexpected impressions. It is a territory for communication and dialog of artists belonging to various generations, those who perceive the art not as a quiet museum area, but as a search for new language, new forms, new topics and meanings”, said Evgeniy Mironov.


About the Festival

XII Winter International Arts Festival will be held in Sochi from 14 to 24 February 2019. The TERRITORY has prepared a special program of events for one of the largest Russian Festivals. In Sochi it will show the performances and plays, documentary and immersive theatre, modern dances, still combining the most fascinating and actual works of Russian and international artists.

The “TERRITORY at the XII Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi” program will host performances of the Theatre of Nations and the globally recognized theatre group Rimini Protokoll, Dmitry Brusnikin Creative Workshop, Mutual Actions Theatre, and Dialog Dance Company from Kostroma, who is among leaders of contemporary dance in Russia. The performances will take place from 16 to 21 February 2019 in the halls of the Sochi Marine Terminal, Sochi Fine Arts Museum and in the Organ and Chamber Music Hall named after Alisa Debolskaya.