Programme of the VI Theatre Forum


September 12, Thursday

11:00-11:30 Guest registration, welcome coffee 
Panel discussion “Theatre renovation projects: overview of the most interesting projects of 2018/2019” 
  First steps on the theatre renovation path Andrey Pronichev, Deputy General Director of the Bolshoi Theatre, Honored Culture Worker of Russia, Dean of Theater Technic and Technologies Faculty at The Higher School of Performing Arts (Theatre School of Konstantin Raykin).

  Contemporary engineering and theatre solutions, applied at Moscow Theater “Sovremennik" Igor Popov, General Director of Moscow Theatre ” Sovremennik”; representative of the contractor IMLIGHT Company
  Renewed theatre. Transforming halls: “Hermitage” and “Zimniy Sad (Winter Garden)” as new venues for various formats of performance
Andrey Smirnov, Production manager of Moscow Theatre “School of Modern Drama”; Alexander Gamzayev, Technical director of Moscow Theatre “School of Modern Drama”. 
  SamArt Theatre, transforming hall as a part of a multi-purpose theatre complex  Sergey Sokolov, Managing director of SamArt Theatre; Mark Ozerov, Commercial Director, Sistema
14:00-14:30 Coffee break 
14:30-16:00 Panel discussion “Up-to-date technologies of theatre decoration production” 
  Modern technologies and materials in theatre decoration production Ivan Malakhov, Head of the prop shop in the Bolshoi Theatre; Il’ya Shapovalov, Deputy Head of the Soft goods shop, the Bolshoi Theater. 
  50 shades of black. Presentation of the brand new super-black stage velour Сhristopher Lah, Executive DirectorTuechler Buehnen- & Textiltechnik GmbH 
16:30 Technical tour to the production and storage complex of the Bolshoi Theater
Realming point: Organizer`s Office (Pavilion 4.1)


September 13, Friday


11:00-11:30 Guest registration, welcome coffee
11:30-14:30 Matchmaking sessions: theaters & manufacturers and suppliers of equipment Only for exhibitors
14:30-15:30 Lunchtime
15:30-17:30 Technical tour of the exposition
Realming point: Organizer`s Office (Pavilion 4.1)
17:30 Technical tour to Moscow Theater “Sovremennik”. 
Realming point: Organizer`s Office (Pavilion 4.1)


September 14, Saturday

11:00-12:00 Session “Standardization of the theater equipment and materials” Hubert Eckart, CEO of the German Theatre Technical Society (DTHG).
12:00-14:00 Session “Modern stage equipment. New products overview” 
  Presentation of SBS Bühnentechnik stage equipment with COSTACOwin® control system applied in theatres in Russia Christian Freimüller, Managing Director SBS Bühnentechnik GmbH
  Modern technological solutions for theaters: mechanics & electronics Vitaliy Yakunin, CEO of Theatre Technology Systems
  Epson professional projection equipment as modern stage solution: realized projects and overview of new products Nikolai Akhmetdzhanov, Projection Equipment Manager, Epson
  Newest show control systems. Use of lighting control console Alexey In’kov, TV shows and concerts Lighting designer, certified coach of lighting control systems, member of the creative community “CMYart”.
  Modular electric chain hoists with a load profiled steel chains Kirill Shumeyko, CEO of Ruro (GIS AG exclusive distributor).
16:30 Technical tour to Moscow Theater “School of Modern Drama”. 
Realming point: Organizer`s Office (Pavilion 4.1)