Young actors and directors, take note

The scientific and educational program of the Theatre Olympics, which will take place in Saint Petersburg from September to December 2019, will include workshops by Andrey Shcherban, Tomi Janežič, Andriy Zholdak, Heiner Goebbels, Jaroslaw Fret, Declan Donnelan, Ratan Thiyam, Paul Rottger, and other theatre directors.

The workshops will allow participants to learn from the experience of leading directors and get to know the current world practices in modern theatre.

Conditions of participation, requirements for the application and the application deadlines are shown in descriptions of corresponding workshops.

The Organizing Committee of the Theatre Olympics will not play for travel, visa and accommodation expenses for out-of-town and foreign participants; these expenses will need to be covered by the participants themselves.


An eight-day workshop by Andriy Zholdak, October 28 – November 6, The application must be sent no later than on October 5.

A seven-day workshop by Tomi Janežič "Basic Acting Skills", September 30 – October 6. The application must be sent no later than on September 8.

An eight-day workshop by Andrey Scherban, September 9–16. The application must be submitted no later than on September 3.


Detailed information will be provided later. The participants will be selected in competition; to apply please send a letter to