The theatre is widely regarded as the center of St.Petersburg modern culture
Baltic House Theatre-Festival is located in the historical center of St.Petersburg, near Peter and Paul Fortress - birthplace of the city. The Theatre incorporates two stages (Big stage for 832 seats and Small stage for 99 seats), as well as a number of non-traditional scenic spaces, rooms for rehearsals and exhibition halls. Infrastructure of the Theatre and its qualified personnel allow realization of various cultural events on a high international level.
Biography of the Baltic House Theatre-Festival started in 1936, when the Lenininist Komsomol State Theatre was founded in Leningrad. From the very beginning it became a laboratory of modern theatre art and dramaturgy. Famed stage directors, such as V. Kozhich, M. Chezhegov, G. Tovstonogov, P. Khomsky, R. Bykov, G. Oporkov, K. Ginkas, G. Yanovskaya, those who glorified the Russian theatre, worked here for its 75-year history.