Tatar State Academic Theatre named after G. Kamal
Over the 108-year history G. Kamal Theater has become one of the best national theaters in Russia and has gained a great success not only across the country but also abroad. The theater puts into practice a close, open and emotional relationship between the audience and the actors
Address: Kazan, Tatarstan St.,
Phone: +7 (843) 293-03-74, 291-00-99, 292-42-16, 238-19-55
Official website: http://www.kamalteatr.ru/
Tatar State Puppet Theatre «Ekiyat»
The Tatar State Puppet Theater "Ekiyat" was founded in 1934 and is one of the leading puppet theaters of the Russian Federation. The repertoire of the theater comprises more than 40 puppet plays based on the tales of the world’s various nations including historical and contemporary puppet shows. Dolls of various styles and forms (fr om classic to modern style) are used in the puppet plays. Since 1974 the theater has become a member of the International Organization of Puppet Theaters - UNIMA.
Address: Kazan, Peterburgskaya St., 57
Phone: +7 (843) 237-70-09, 237-70-20
Official website: www.puppet-show.ru/
Kazan Academic Russian Drama Theatre named after V.I. Kachalov
The theatre is one of the oldest playhouses in Kazan. In 1948 the theater was named after the People's Artist of the USSR Vasily Ivanovich Kachalov who actually began his creative career in this place. The ceremonial unveiling of a monument to Vasily Ivanovich Kachalov in the foyer-atrium of the theater took place in 2005.
Address: Kazan, Baumana St., 48,
Phone: +7 (843) 292-34-83, 292-37-51, 292-18-69, 292-35-32
Official website: www.teatrkachalov.ru
Kazan State Theater for the Young
The first performance in Kazan State Theater for the Young Audiences called "Rovesniki" (Peers) was held on November 30, 1932. This day is considered to be the Theater’s birthday. A wealth of experience has been gained by the theatre over the years; a lot of talented actors took on the roles in prominent plays represented by well-known stage directors under its curtains. The theater was always famous for its highprofile stage directing.
Address: Kazan, Ostrovskogo St., 10.
Phone:+7 (843) 292-18-75
Official website: www.kazan-tuz.ru
Creative Development Studio of Konstantin Khabensky
The Studio organized by Konstantin Khabensky in Kazan was granted the citywide status in 2013. Nowadays the Studio involves 350 students from 2 to 11 classes as well as popular Kazan actors, directors and Kazan Theater School teachers. The students are thoroughly pre-qualified to pass the creative selection. Visiting various theatres and exhibitions, participating in master classes and creative laboratories, compiling photo albums, making video-rollers are the necessary components of the studio's life wh ere the cooperation with children’s parents is the circumstance of no small importance. Kazan Studio for Creative Development is a permanent participant in various cultural events held in the capital of Tatarstan. So, the Studio took part in "AksenovFest" festival, the city project "Literary Yard", the mobile theater "Fairy Tales in the City", the marathon "The Children of Tatarstan in the Great Land of Bulgars" and many others.
Address: Ekiyat Theatre, Kazan, Peterburgskaya St., 57
Kazan Сhamber Theatre “SDVIG”
The little theatre has covered a long way of its development from the Students’ Theatre of Variety Miniatures (STEM) on out to Kazan Сhamber Theatre. Between 1994 and 2008 the theatre cast successfully appeared on the stage of various student festivals. In 2009 the little theatre made his debut with the military drama "Privates". The play has become the first step on the way to creating a professional theater. Seven plays of different genres were successfully staged between 2009 and 2014 at various venues of the city. In 2014 the theater staff organized the summer festival of street performance "Cultural shift" which has become a good tradition: ever since the festival takes place every year in the streets of Kazan. At present the theater’s repertoire comprises the plays of different genres, various styles and levels of understanding. The theatre’s creative team strives to thoroughly scrutinize the concept of "Human value" in each new play and project striving to prove it by the style of life. It was the artistic conception of human value that provided the basis for the general idea of the theater.
Address: Kazan, Burkhan Shakhidi St., 7