About us

Centre for Visual and Performing Arts «ART Corporation»

Centre for Visual and Performing Arts “ART Corporation” is a unique organization which is devoted to the realization of major cinematographic, theatrical, exhibition and educational projects. Among them are the International Theatre Forum “TEART”, Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad” and many others.

We cooperate with cultural organizations all around the world. This cooperation makes it possible not only to show innovative performances and films in Minsk, but also hold Q&A sessions with their creators and organize master classes of the best filmmakers and theatre professionals.

Our main goal is to modify Belarusian cultural space and introduce viewers to the best examples of the world and Belarusian art. That’s why the Belarus Open showcase is a major part of the “TEART” Forum program, National Competition plays an important role in the development of MIFF “Listapad” and our exhibitions include works by Leon Bakst, Chaim Soutine, Marc Chagall and many other Belarusians. We also distribute Belarusian films within the framework of the project “Listapad. Belarusian Collection” and produce performances by young Belarusian directors.

Our history

2010Visual and Performing Arts Centre “ART Corporation” was created with the support of JSC “Belgazprombank” and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus
2010Centre “ART Corporation” was appointed the directorate of Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad”
2011We have organized the first International theatre forum “TEART”, where 14 performances from 7 countries took part
2012 годWe have started project theatre activity and created two own theatre productions — “Amazonia” and «The boat of despair»
2012 годWe have opened museum expositions in Nesvizh, and also an exhibition “Belarus-Born Artists of the School of Paris” – the first step of the culture project “Art-Belarus”
2012 годThe week of Japanese cinema was first held at the territory of the Commonwealth of Independent States
2013 годMIFF “Listapad” obtained the permanent accreditation of International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF)
2013 годThe performances created by Centre “ART Corporation” based on texts of contemporary Belarusian playwrights were included in the program of “TEART”
2014A full-value Belarusian program “Belarus open” was created within the framework of “TEART” Forum
2014Within the framework of MIFF «Listapad» the National Competition was held for the first time, where 24 feature, documentary and animation films took part
2014Start of the films distribution project “Listapad. Collection”
2014We have organized an international educational project for young culture managers “Art Leader School”
2015Starе of the “TheatreHD” project in Belarus
2015For the first time within the framework of MIFF «Listapad” an Industry section was organized. It became a meeting spot for professionals in the sphere of cinema
2015The Belarusian program “Belarus open” created within the framework of “TEART” Forum becomes the first national theatre showcase
2016Producer project of the Centre — performance “Opium” – became the first successful theater crowdfunding project in Belarus
2016Open call for the theater showcase “Belarus Open” has started
2016Start of the films distribution project “Listapad. Belarusian Collection”
2017The premiere of the Center’s new producer performance — «Anti [gone]»
2017The 7th International Theatre Forum TEART
2018Launch of a new project – a creative communicative platform “TOK: Teatr. Obrazovanie. Kino” (Theatre. Education. Film)
2018The premiere of the show “Children’scrusade”
2018The premiere of the show “S uchilischa (Queen bitch)”
2018The 8th International Theatre Forum TEART
2019 год
2019The premiere of the show “The Song of Songs”
2019The premiere of the show “Guards at the Taj”

Our team

Angelika Krashevskaya
Igor Soukmanov
Film projects art director
Nikolai Lavreniuk
Coordinator of Belarussian film projects
Alexandra Danilevich
Coordinator of international theatre projects
Alexander Marchenko
Artistic director of TOKtheatre
Eldar Bekirov
Coordinator of theatre projects
Svetlana Zhukovskaya
Assistant of director
Julia Samoilovskikh
Assistant of film projects art director Coordinator of TheatreHD and Listapad.Collection
Екатерина Сычёва
Координатор регионального кинопроката
Tatiana Zaydal
Content manager of film projects
Hanna Bergman
Content manager of theatre projects
Линда Руденко
Alla Chernetskaya
Chief accountant
Tatiana Shalesnaya
Christina Tatoueva
Legal adviser