Krasovskii Yurii

Krasovskii Yurii

PhD (Arts), Professor, Dean of the School of Acting and Directing - Acting and directing studio at the Institute

His great-grandfather was the famous architect Apollinarius Krasovskii, founder of “rational architecture”. Grandfather - architect Mikhail Krasovskii. Mother – ballet dancer, ballet researcher Vera Krasovskaya.

1965  he played a role in the movie «Nights of Farewell» («Nuits des adieux»), USSR/France

1970 graduated from Leningrad State Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography (now Russian State Institute of Performing Arts). His postgraduate studies were supervised by professor Alexander Musil.

Since 1977 he has been teaching acting and directing at same Institute.

Director of more than 50 performances in Russia, Poland, Austria, Romania.

Regularly conducts master classes in Russia and abroad (in Austria, Mexico, Italy, Poland, France, etc.)

Now Professor of Department of Directing,

Head of acting and directing studio at the Institute.

Since 2017 – head of master degree program for international students “Methods of performance staging”.

His main principle of theater pedagogy is the integrated teaching of acting and directing with a team of like-minded people – specialists in stage movement, scenic speech, musical education and theoretical theater disciplines.

Krasovskii is the director-teacher of the famous performances staged at the Institute: Anton Chekhov’s plays; “Decameron”, “Lion in the winter”, “The last cotillion”, “A sad story for cheerful people”.

Among the students of Krasovskii are famous actors and directors in Russia and abroad.

Ph.D. in History of Arts, researcher of the method of Vsevolod Meyerhold,

Ph.D. thesis on the subject «From the experience of theatrical pedagogy Meyerhold, 1905-1919»

Аuthor of publications: «The problems of studio pedagogy  (Meyerhold in the studio at Borodinskaya)», «The beginning of the professional theater school: the School of Acting Mastery (SHAM) and the Courses of Mastery of Stage Performances (Kurmastcep)».

Dean of faculty of Acting and Directing

Russian State Institute of Performing Arts

Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation