Why “adult” theatre decided to engage in the educational process? “Because we are all parents – explains the project Manager, theatre Director Andrew Neupokoev. – He brought up four children and clearly understand how the modern teenagers need support. Why not help them in dealing with difficult life challenges? To start invited to play a professional psychologist. And got the bombshell.

the Litmus test was the story of first love. Skeptical Teens if changed. They caught fire, began to discuss, to argue. Invited to play another class – the same story. The discussion is structured for children to communicate with each other. And together they found a happy ending in any situation. It’s an experience that they will remember for a lifetime.

the Project was born in Tara three years ago. Discussed with parents, teachers, doctors, government officials, even priests. Agreed that it is necessary to try. Now in the teenage repertoire three hour show, stories which discuss the young audience. That can give them “their Own territory”? According to the leading expert of the Omsk centre of psychological-medical-social support of minors Larisa Vorobyeva, and the theatre, in fact, introducing modern technology of working with teenagers and is a real help.

Before students will see productions a video production show parents and with their consent discussions with the guys. Theatre Director Neupokoev calls even numbers: every fourth participant of the experiment are willing to volunteer to help peers in a difficult situation. The specialists of the Omsk state University have developed a special technique in which trained 400 teachers and school psychologists. Records of performances show in the region, they discussed 138 thousand teenagers.

Alas, the epidemic of the coronavirus work was suspended. But the theater has planned seven new productions. Problem – no matching pieces: don’t write about teenage problems seriously. The theater had to announce the contest – and it’s already half a dozen stories. Among the authors there are teenagers. They need to talk.


According to the Omsk centre of psychological-medical-social support, 51 percent of Teens prefer to refer their concerns to friends and peers, 19 percent were parents, 8% – to teachers. And 22 percent of teenagers stating that they are worried about, don’t want to say no to anyone.