Dr.Sc., Professor, Head of the Department of Foreign Arts Studies
Professor, Head of the Foreign Art Chair
In 1981 graduated from RGISI. Vadim Maksimov has been teaching in RGISI since 1989. His classes are “Seminar on Theatre history”, “History of Foreign Theatre”, “Seminar on theatre methodology”, “Theatre systems”, “History of Western European theatre ideas”, “Analysis of drama structures and contemporary methods of learning theatre”.
Author of textbooks and methodical manuals.
Author of more than 80 eighty scientific articles.
In 2014 he was the head of the Federal research project “Stagings of Georg Kaiser’s plays on Soviet and German stage of 1920s”.
Introduction to Antonin Artaud’s system. Saint-Petersburg, 1998
French symbolism: Dramaturgy and theatre. Saint-Petersburg, 2000
Century of Antonin Artaud. Saint-Petersburg, 2007
Theatre. Rococo. Symbolism. Modern. Postmodernism. Saint-Petersburg, 2013
Modernist concepts of theatre from symbolism to futurism. Tragic forms in theatre of XX century. Saint-Petersburg, 2014
From history of theatre theory and theatre science. Saint-Petersburg, 2014