The Department of “Performing Art”
The department of “Performing Art” is one of the university structures containing different best specialists who are competitive, with developed personal qualities, deep knowledge, high creative professional thinking abilities and much scientific potential in the field of art. From the beginning of September in 1995, the department was opened as “Actor art” under the guidance of Professor R.Seitmetov, People’s artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Laureate of Tarlan Grant, and included the specialty 060200-Performing Art. Later it was replenished by the specialty 050106-“Musical Education” in 2000 and 050409- “Choreography”, 050403-“Vocal art”, 050404-“Traditional Musical Art” from the beginning of 2004. In 2004, it was divided as “Art Faculty”, however, it was joint with the Sports Faculty again and has been working in the structure of the faculty.
The department of “Performing Art” was founded in the academic year 2014-2015 and became a part of the Art Faculty. This department is conducting their work with the the unification of the departments as “Аcting Art” and “Musical Education”. Presently, the department is preparing specialists on specialties В027–“ Theatrical art”, В006-“Musical Education”, В028–“Choreography”, В021–“ Performing art”, В025–“Traditional Musical Art”. Graduaters specialized according to the specialties included in the department are able to work as a drama and film actor/actress, a teacher of the subject “Music”, choreographer- ballet master, a traditional singer, an individual performer, a chamber singer and teacher and in the fields of television, radio, musical editions, scientific investigation institutions, theaters, art and education. In the department, totally 27 teaching staff including 1 candidate of pedagogical sciences and Associate Professor, 2 People’s Artist of Kazakhstan Republic, 2 candidates of sciences, 2 professors and Associate Professors of A. Yassawi International Kazakh Turkish University, 1 People’s Artist of Kazakhstan Republic and 3 Honored artists of culture of Kazakhstan Republic work. A percentage exponent of the department’s scientific potential is 25%. Nowadays, R Sidikova, the best teacher of the higher educational institution, works in the department.
Teaching staff conducting lessons on specialties 5В040700–“Аcting Art”, 5В010600-“Musical Education”, В028–“Choreography”, В021–“ Performing art”, В025–“Traditional Musical Art” is 30 including 1 Doctor of Science, 2 Candidates of Sciences, 2 People’s Artist of Kazakhstan Republic, 2 Professors and Associate Professors of A. Yassawi International Kazakh Turkish University, 1 Honored artist of Kazakhstan Republic and 3 Honored artist of culture of Kazakhstan Republic, 7 senior teachers, 8 master teachers. The compulsory disciplines of the specialties are conducted by experienced teachers with high qualifications. The interim control tasks, examination questions, test questions and the tasks of student’s individual work and a student’s individual work under the guidance of a teacher meet the requirements of the higher education institutions.
Thematic focus of the research work of the Department: “continuity of Turkic crafts in the sphere of spiritual modernization: demonstration of theoretical and methodological links in the issues of art criticism and ethnopedagogy”. Every year she took part in Republican research works among students and was awarded diplomas of the Minister of education and science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The teachers of the “Performing Art” department conduct lessons on propagation against religious extremism and terrorism, religious trends among students. Education classes about the location of the student in the dormitories during the academic year, introduction with the dormitory regulations, properly following the cleaning rules in it, complying with the peace norms in and outside the dormitories, making contributions to the social cultural activities are conducted according to the academic plan. Our main goal is to prepare qualified specialists armed with qualitative knowledge and constructive education.
Alongside with it, a theatre called “Kozkaras” is working in the department. We should not forget that today’s student is the future art figure, Culture Honored person, Public figure, the head of staff, active participator of the political life, promoter of culture and art. Our initial purpose and objective is teaching alongside with educating since transmitted knowledge and education can be fruitful only through their combination with professional qualification.