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PEI “School of theater, television and show business”

Address: Fontanka River Embankment, 90k8, St. Petersburg, Leningrad Region, 191180

Description PEI “School of theater, television and show business”

  • Year of foundation: 1997
  • Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Age: 11-18 years old
  • Type of institution: private school with a creative bias
  • Language of instruction: Russian
  • Type of training: joint
  • Form of study: full-time.

The Private Schools “Theater, Television and Show Business School” has been successfully operating in St. Petersburg for over 20 years and is one of the best private schools in Russia specializing in creative education. To enter the school, it is not necessary to professionally engage in any type of creativity - it is enough to have a strong desire to develop and obtain in-depth knowledge of history, literature, music, acting, management and other sciences. The curriculum qualitatively combines the main subjects of the school curriculum, additional courses and disciplines, sports and creative activities.

The school uses an individualized system of education, where each child receives support and assistance in all emerging issues. Exclusive professionals of the business work with children, teachers with a high level of qualification and experience: children become not just students, but accomplices in the educational process and understand that their every wish will be heard. From year to year, graduates by their own example prove the effectiveness of the school system, pass exams for “good” and “excellent” and enter the best and most prestigious educational institutions in the country.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in PEI “School of theater, television and show business”

Program name

Middle classes

  • Classes: 5-9
  • Age: 11-15 years old
  • Classes start: September
  • Full-time form of education.

Middle classes are a very important period in the life of every child, and here teachers, specialists and parents have an important task - to help the child better understand themselves and their interests, learn how to distribute time, build relationships with peers and adults. Over the 5-6-7-8-9 classes, a complex of behavioral and ideological attitudes is formed.

An individualized learning system helps each child to fully reveal their talents and talents. Many subjects are available for study in an in-depth format, and students can change and vary them, try their strength in different directions. Special attention is paid to foreign languages: by the end of the 9th grade, schoolchildren actively communicate in English (and second foreign language). Creative development helps to form the skills of public speaking, participating in debates, upholding one's point of view, perfecting critical and analytical thinking.

In the last grades (8 and 9), active preparation for state exams in compulsory and elective subjects is under way; after the 9th grade, graduates receive a certificate of secondary general education.

Old school

  • Classes: 10-11
  • Age: 15-18 years old
  • Classes start: September
  • Full-time form of education.

In high school, adolescents are actively preparing for state exams and enrollment in higher (or secondary) educational institutions. In the 10th and 11th grades, the schooling process is completed, after completion of which a certificate of secondary general (full) education is awarded.

The curriculum contains a set of compulsory disciplines, and extended classes in various areas of creativity and art. During this period, adolescents are determined with their preferences and areas of future study, choose certain subjects / disciplines for in-depth study. Special vocational guidance and classes are held to ensure that adolescents make the right choice. Active creative activities help to develop analytical and research skills, build high-quality communications, set and fulfill goals and objectives.

At the end of grade 11 is the exam, which includes compulsory and elective subjects.

Training courses for the exam

The School of Theater, Television and Showbiz conducts professional courses in preparation for passing the Unified State Exam. Specialists of the school conduct classes according to a specially developed methodology, including not only mechanical “learning” of topics and questions, but special tasks and classes that help develop analytical thinking, the ability to solve the most complex tasks and answer the most difficult questions.

Available subjects: Russian language, mathematics, English, literature, history, social studies. The participants in the training courses demonstrate good and excellent knowledge and enter the designated universities.

Accommodation and food

The institution operates as a day school and does not imply the possibility of living. Children receive a complete balanced diet several times a day: all dishes are prepared from fresh and organic foods, there is the possibility to follow special diets.

Events PEI “School of theater, television and show business”

The school has a creative bias, because the curriculum is aimed at the all-round development of children: students are actively involved in various sports and physical activity, and great importance is given to art and creativity. Each student chooses for himself the priority direction of development, and they can be changed and / or tried their hand at once in several:

  • Literature
  • Foreign languages
  • Historical knowledge
  • Theater
  • Movie
  • Music
  • Fine craftsmanship
  • Management.

Extracurricular activities include a number of specialized courses:

  • "Informatics in the life of everyone"
  • Math game
  • Movie history
  • Basics of acting
  • Arts and crafts
  • Natural resources
  • Word workshop
  • Outdoor games

Types of art and creativity:

  • Singing
  • Playing musical instruments
  • Drawing
  • Theater art
  • Cinematography
  • Director's case
  • Scenic art
  • Acting in theater and cinema
  • Dancing
  • Painting and drawing.

Events and excursions:

  • Knowledge Day
  • Teacher's Day
  • Christmas
  • New Year's Carnival
  • Day of lifting the blockade of Leningrad
  • Defender of the Fatherland Day
  • March 8
  • Victory Day
  • Contests and competitions
  • Mothers Day
  • Constitution day
  • Teacher's Day
  • Boxing Day
  • Theme Tours
  • Spring day
  • Theater Day
  • Open lessons
  • Interactive games and quizzes
  • Subject Olympiads
  • Pupils' birthdays
  • Educational and entertainment projects
  • School birthday
  • International Games and Competitions
  • Holidays and theme parties
  • Theater and creative performances of schoolchildren
  • Visiting theaters, philharmonic societies, museums, art galleries
  • City tours, sightseeing trips with a guide.


  • Over 20 years of successful activity
  • Educational institution with a creative bias
  • Advanced educational programs
  • Combining classic and modern methods of pedagogy
  • Specialization in several areas
  • Athletic, Creative, and Musical Development
  • In-depth study of foreign languages
  • Highly qualified teachers and specialists
  • Individualized learning system
  • High level of equipment.

Equipment PEI “School of theater, television and show business”

The school is located in the historic district of the city on the embankment of the Fontanka River, where everything is saturated with the atmosphere of creativity, art, history and cultural heritage of one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The building is equipped in the best way and has everything you need for a comfortable study, sports and extra classes:

  • Classrooms
  • Administrative premises
  • Library
  • Creative and music classes
  • Computer and multimedia equipment
  • Sports Hall
  • Laboratory assistant
  • Canteen
  • Classrooms for teachers
  • Medical room
  • Shared spaces
  • High speed internet.

Term dates and fees

Beginning of studies: September. The academic year is divided into 4 quarters (two half-years):

  • First: September-end of October (holidays from October 27 to November 3)
  • Second: November-end of December (holidays from December 29 to January 12)
  • Third: January-end of March (holidays from March 23 to March 31)
  • Fourth: April-end of May.

Extra charges:

  • Registration fee
  • Mandatory fees (tutorials)
  • Exam Board
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Personal pocket expenses.

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

  • Written statement
  • Personal business student and report card from a previous place of study (when transferring from another school)
  • Interview with parents and student.


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