The chair of the theory and methods of cultural and mass work has been created on September 1, 2006. Before, since 1987, the specialty functioned as a part of chair of choreography. The first Kazakh professional ballet master, the People’s artist of RK, professor D.T. Abirov who has made the significant contribution to development and formation of cultural and leisure work directed chair. Since 1991 associate professor G.Zh.Karamoldayeva directed chair of choreography. On her initiative the specialty “Cultural and Leisure Work” with additional specializations has been open. Since this time the chair has begun to train specialists in cultural and leisure work.