In the framework of the Chekhov festival is a Laboratory of young Directors

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in photobacteria directed by Adolf Shapiro. Archival photoIn the framework of the Chekhov festival is a Laboratory of young Directors© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

In the framework of International theatre festival named after Chekhov in Moscow from 22 to 29 June will be the next Laboratory of young stage Directors from CIS countries, Baltic States and Georgia, reported the press service of the festival.

The laboratory is organized by the International Confederation of the theatrical unions (MKTS) under the auspices and with support of Interstate Fund of humanitarian cooperation of States-participants of CIS.

Such a Laboratory of young Directors conducted for many years, starting in 2003. According to the organizers, the importance of these professional meetings classes for young generation of the CIS countries is extremely important. Because over the years after the Soviet collapse, a new generation which came into the profession, not always having the fundamental basis, which gave the Russian school.

Seminars, workshops and practical classes, which take place in the framework of the Laboratory, contribute to the improvement of professional skills of the young.

This year the theme of the Lab will be: «Directing analysis of the play. Work on the text.» Sessions will be held by famous masters of Russian theatre: Adolf Shapiro, Vladimir Pankov, Viktor Ryzhakov.

«The conduct of the Laboratory in the framework of the Chekhov festival is a wonderful and very necessary business, — told RIA Novosti Shapiro. — I have repeatedly participated in these programs, and every time I see how much interest is shown by young Directors the opportunity to learn, to learn new things in their profession. In the classroom in the Lab there is some commonality and, remarkably, the community around Chekhov.»

According to Shapiro, this year will be not only theoretical and and practical classes. Will work with the third act of «the Cherry orchard» and «Three sisters» by Chekhov.

«We will analyze plays, and to talk about Chekhov, his style, manner of writing, we will investigate different stage versions of the plays,» said the Director.

Participation in the work of the Laboratory will be attended by young filmmakers from 12 countries. Since classes are held in the framework of the Chekhov festival, the participants of the Laboratory will be able to attend performances of the World series and the Moscow program.

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