Uzbekistan State Institute of Arts and Culture
Uzbekistan State Institute of Arts and Culture (UzSIAC), based on the original Ostrovsky Institute and created by merging the Uzbekistan Institute of Arts and Tashkent State Institute of Culture in 2012, is a state-run higher education institution in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. It is Central Asia’s major training school in the fields of cinema, television, theatre and design.
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The institute was founded in June 1945 as theatre and artistic art institute named after Alexander Ostrovsky, with the aim of creating a training centre for theatre for the Central Asian Republics, which included the former Soviet Union states of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Karakalpakstan. The Uzbekistan State institute of Arts and Culture was established on 4 June 2012 by the presidential decree, merging the Uzbekistan Institute of Arts and the Tashkent State Institute of Culture, which was named after Abdullah Kadiri (Kadiri Institute?).
The institute consists of 3 faculties:
- Dramatic art
- Art of film, television and radio
- Folk art
- Timur Bekmambetov (born 1961), Russian-Kazakh filmmaker
- Andrei Boltnev (1946–1995), Russian actor
- Leonid Bronevoy, (1928 –2017), Russian actor
- Sitora Farmonova, Uzbek film actress
- Galiya Izmaylova, (1923-2010), Uzbek ballerina
- Oydin Norboyeva, (born 1944), Uzbek actress
- Yalkin Tuychiev (born 1977), Uzbek film director
- Brisbane, Katherine; Chaturvedi, Ravi; Majumdar, Ramendu; et al., eds. (2005). The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre. Volume 5: Asia/Pacific. Routledge. p. 573.
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- "Uzbekistan State Institute of Arts and Culture". UZDOC: Doctoral studies in Uzbekistan. Archived from the original on 16 October 2017. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
- "Uzbekistan State Institute of Arts and Culture" (PDF). UZDOC: Doctoral studies in Uzbekistan. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 May 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
- "About the institute". UzSIAC - The Uzbekistan State Institute of Arts and Culture. 2 September 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
- Official website (in English, Uzbek, and Russian)