The Director and Actor


This course enables you to acquire an informed understanding of how professional actors are trained, how to develop the method of actors’ training in the rehearsal process, or in daily training under a director’s guidance and lead them from exercises to the elements of a performance. Students will be acquainted with methods of actors’ training and rehearsing formed on the base of Russian Theatre Tradition, including Physical Action of Stanislavsky, Psychological Gesture of M. Chekhov, and Meyerhold's Biomechanics. 

The core of this course is the investigation of the relationship between the theatre director and the performer; the development of this relationship to the particular results.


  • Acting Techniques

  • K.Stanislavsky "Physical Action"

  • Vs.Meyerhold "Theatre Biomechanics"

  • M.Chekhov "Psychological Gesture"

  • Inner and Outer Monologue

  • Dramatic Analysis  


  • Explore the application of techniques and approaches towards the performance-making process

  • Gain the necessary tools to build actions and quality dialogues in Theater Performance 

  • Acquire the high-level skills to start the rehearsal process 

Format: distant tasks, assignments, self-studies, teacher-student interaction and others.

Starting Time: 

September - December

January - March

Upon successful completion of all tasks, students can receive a Certificate of Completion.

Program Duration: 3 months  

Program Format: Online

Language: English

Certificate: Available 



This is a unique and renowned course designed specifically for those who are already practicing and feel a need for specific knowledge. The program enables you to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, tools in the specific field of theatre directing so that you could apply it immediately and reach your results 


  • gaining access on up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge

  • obtaining knowledge of a wide range of directing methodologies and practices 

  • high-class faculty and guidance 


  • studying online alongside the work 

  • accessibility to knowledge from all over the world

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