About the department
The Department of dance was founded in 1987 with the music Department was a branch of the choreography. It was founded by the first Kazakh professional choreographer, People's Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor D. T. Abirov.
In 1992, it was formed as a separate department. Until 2006, this department was headed by a cultural worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor G. Zh. Karamoldaeva.
In 2005, the candidate of Art History Toigan Ospanovna Izim, a highly qualified specialist, became the head of the department. She made a great contribution to the development of the educational process.
Currently the Department is headed for excellence in the sphere of culture of Kazakhstan, senior lecturer Sabzaliev Roza Bolisovna.
Famous graduates of the specialty "Choreography" people's artist of the Kazakh SSR – Raushan Baiseitova, people's artist of the Kazakh SSR, Sayragul Nursultanova, Honored artist of the Kazakh SSR Kadyrov Myra, Honoured worker of Kazakhstan Kuralay Sarkytbaeva, Honored worker of Kazakhstan Aliya Tristicula, Honoured worker of Kazakhstan Rakhmetova Saul; ballet soloists of Opera and ballet named after Abay Mancia Karakulova, Rave Makhmutova, Galina Bulgaria, Lyudmila Makarceva (her daughter Maria Makarceva – second generation), Love Makarceva, Janelle Tukeeva, Usina Alena, Komkina Ekaterina-Safronova; many soloists of the classical ballet of Bulat Gazizovich Ayukhanov, teachers of the choreographic school: Nazira Abdulina, Tatyana Vishneva, Olga Adyrkhayeva; soloists of the Gulder youth ensemble, the Saltanat ensemble, soloists of the Uyghur Theater and many, many others received higher education in our university.
Currently, our graduates work in all cities of Kazakhstan, Russia, Holland, Canada, Greece, Switzerland, Italy, USA, etc. On January 5, 2000, the Tomiris Ensemble was established at the department. The leaders of the ensemble "Tomiris" are Sabzaliev R. B. and M. M. Agabalov. The ensemble participates in International and national competitions and is the winner of International republican and competitions. For the convenience of students, a hostel, dance halls, and a dining room are provided. Since 1991, under the leadership of G. Zh. Karamoldaeva, she actively participated in the opening of the specialties "Cultural and leisure work".
The department has a student drama theater "Zhan Sarayy", as well as an opera theater "Oner Zhastan...".In the composition of the Opera "Oner zhastan", was the students received education in this specialty. Under the guidance of Professor A. Isagulova created the ensemble "Shattyk Zhyry", which became known throughout the republic.
Today, the brightest pop of Kazakhstan, the graduates of Cultural and leisure work, were members of the group "Quzdar-AI":Roza Alkhozha, Gulmira Method, Genipa Sadykov, Zhazira Batyrbekova, Gulnur Orazymbetova, Dinara Malakova, ASEM Kudaibergenova.
Mission and International relations
- South Ural State Pedagogical University for the Humanities