The Moscow Theatre Art Studio (STI)

Artistic & Stage Director - Sergey Genovach

The Moscow Theatre Art Studio is one of the youngest theatre companies of Moscow which has already conquered a large audience. The company, most of whose members are in their twenties, aims to instill fresh energy and youthful ardor into the tradition of Russian psychological theatre.

 

The repertoire of the theatre brings to the stages masterpieces of the international literature which include not only rarely staged plays but also adaptations of extraordinary complicated proses. Among premiers of the last three years there are A Dead Man’s Memoir based on M. Bulgakov’s novel (nomination « The Golden Mask-2015 » in Best Small Scale Producton & Best Actor categories), Moscow to the End of Line based on V. Erofeyev poem in prose, The Suicide by N. Erdman staged for the 10th anniversary of the Studio.

 

In 2005, the students of Sergey Genovach’s atelier at the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts presented their graduate productions as the festival « Six Productions Waiting Their Theatre ». The title appeared promising as the students announced at the end of the festival that they would continue to perform their productions on Moscow stages. So the Moscow Theatre Art Studio was founded and Sergey Genovach became its Artistic Director. That was one of the most important theatre events in Moscow.

 

In 2008, the Studio was offered a permanent residence theatre, a historical building on Stanislavsky Street in Moscow. The main Stage Designer of the Studio Alexandre Borovsky was awarded « The Stanislavsky Award » for his architecture of stage space of the Moscow Theatre Art Studio.

 

Among numerous accolades during 10 years of its existence, the company’s productions were awarded four times by “The Golden Mask Award” in Best Small Scale Production category and nominated 16 times in different “The Golden Mask” categories. The Studio regularly participate in the “Anton Chekhov International Theatre Festival” in Moscow.

 

The company took part in many Russian and international festivals in the United States, South Korea, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Bielorussia, Ukraine as well as in many Russian cities: St. Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk and Kaliningrad.

Repertoire. Sergey Genovach's productions.

 

The Suicide (2015) N. Erdman

 

A Dead Man’s Memoir (2014)

based on M. Bulgakov’s novel

Nomination « The Golden Mask-2015 » in Best Small Scale Production & Best Actor categories

 

Moscow to the End of Line (2012)

based on V. Erofeyev’s poem in prose

« The Golden Mask–2014 » in Best Actor category, nomination in Best Small Scale Production category

 

Brother Ivan Fyodorovich (2011)

based on F. Dostoyevsky’s novel « The Brothers Karamazov »

Nomination « The Golden Mask-2012 » in Best Small Scale Production category

 

The Notebooks (2010)

based on A. Chekhov’s diary

 

Three Years (2009)

based on A. Chekhov’s novel

 

The Potudan River (2009)

based on A. Platonov’s story

« The Golden Mask-2010 » in Best Small Scale Production category

 

The Battle of Life (2008)

based on Ch. Dickens’ story

« The Golden Mask-2008 » in Best Small Scale Production category

 

The Gamblers (2007) N. Gogol

 

The Family in Decline (2006)

based on N. Leskov’s novel

« The Golden Mask-2007 » in Best Small Scale Production, Best Stage Director categories & Special Prize of Jury for Best Female Role; The All-Russia Theatre Union Award « The Event of the Season »

 

The Boys (2004)

based on F. Dostoyevsky’s novel « The Brothers Karamazov »

Nominations « The Golden Mask-2006 » in Best Small Scale Production, Best Stage Director categories; Sergey Genovach is awarded « The Crystal Turandot » in Best Stage Director category