Театры

    Puppet theatre «Ulger»

    Puppet theatre «Ulger»
    The puppet theatre «Ulger» founded in 1967 is the only theater for children and youth in the region. In the theatre's repertoire there are plays of foreign and Russian writers but the theatre has a special place for plays of Buryat playwrights in Buryat language promoting native Buryat language and preserving culture.

    Youth's art theatre-studio

    Youth's art theatre-studio
    Youth's Art theatre-studio was established in 1980. Artistic director is Anatoly Baskakov. From the very beginning the theatre showed itself as a new professional collective and became one of the leaders in the movement of independent Russian theatres. It was a founder and an organizer of Soviet-American theatrical, ecological conference «Baikal - Michigan: let's save the lakes» (1990).

    Russian State Theatre named after Nikolai Bestuzhev

    Russian State Theatre named after Nikolai Bestuzhev
    The first amateur theater in Verkhneudinsk was organized by Nikita Nelyubov when he was a regular superintendent of a district school. The theater under his leadership became quite popular among citizens.

    Buryat State National Theatre of Song and Dance «The Baikal»

    Buryat State National Theatre of Song and Dance «The Baikal»
    Buryat State National Theatre of Song and Dance «The Baikal» is a union of the State Dance Theatre «Badma Seseg,» and the State Theatre of Song and Dance «Baikal» and folk instruments orchestra named after composer Chingiz Pavlov of the Buryat State Television. Repertoire of this theater consists of songs and dances of the Buryats and other nations living in Buryatia and Asia.

    The Buryat National Academic Opera and Ballet House named after G. Tsyrenzhapov

    The Buryat National Academic Opera and Ballet House named after G. Tsyrenzhapov
    The Buryat national academic Opera and Ballet house is the only one in the Eastern Siberia and the Far East. The theatre opening was held in 1952. The building was designed as an integrated scientific and cultural complex to house a theatre, a library, a concert hall and a museum. In 1936 Fyodorov’s design was approved and the construction started in 1938 г. But it was stopped due to the World War II and resumed in 1945 with some alterations.

    Buryat State Academic Drama Theatre named after Khotsa Namsaraev

    Buryat State Academic Drama Theatre named after Khotsa Namsaraev
    The first amateur theater of European style appeared in Buryatia in the early XX century, when first plays in Buryat language were written. In 1929 in Verkhneudinsk the house of national art with theater and music studios was established, and two years later it was reorganized into a College of Arts. In 1932 with participation of first graduates Buryat professional theater was opened, the current Buryat Academic Drama Theatre.