Two New Study Abroad Programs in Moscow!

December 20th, 2018

The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies is excited to announce two new study abroad programs in Moscow! 


Russian Theatre and Performance

Application Deadline: February 25, 2019

Program Dates: May 10-May 27, 2019 

Description: Study acting and performance at the world-renowned Moscow Art Theatre School (MATS)! No knowledge of Russian is required to participate in this program. Students enrolled in this program will receive a Certificate of Completion from Moscow Art Theatre School. Interested students can contact the faculty listed below for details. Students have the option of enrolling in ONE of the following two courses to receive 3 units of credit from the University of Arizona:


RSSS 415/515: RSS 415/515: The History of Russian Theatre

Focus: Cultural Immersion; this course covers the history of Russian theatre and performance from its beginnings to the present day

Instructors: Moscow Art Theatre Faculty and Dr. Colleen Lucey 

TAR 496A/596A: Russian Theatre and Performance (Stanislavsky Acting Technique)

Focus: Intensive acting, movement, and voice training

Instructors: Moscow Art Theatre Faculty and Professor Greg Pierotti 



War & Peace Through Russian Eyes

Application Deadline: February 25, 2019

Program Dates: May 12-June 1, 2019 

Description: This program is a cultural study abroad program, with all lectures and excursions conducted in English; no knowledge of Russian is necessary. Learn about World War 2 through the eyes of the Soviet Union!  This 3-week program will immerse you in Russian culture in the vibrant capital city of Moscow. We will focus on the Russian / Soviet experience of World War 2 and the ways in which the cultural memory of this traumatic experience continues to shape contemporary Russian politics, art, identity, etc. 

Contact Dr. Benjamin Jens for details.


Begin your study abroad application: