On cooperation between State academic theater named Alisher Navoi and
«Club of Friends».
Recently we have celebrated first anniversary of the cooperation between State academic theater named Alisher Navoi and «Club of Friends». We would like to remind you that government recommended candidate of the Head of the joint-stock company "Uzbekneftegaz" as a president of the Friends club. The members of the «Club of Friends» are - Chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions of the Republic of Uzbekistan, First Deputy Minister of Culture, First Deputy Minister of Finance, Deputy Khokim of the city of Tashkent, First Deputy Manager of the joint-stock company "Uzbekneftegaz", Chairman of the Trade Union of Oil and Gas Industry and Geology workers of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Head of LLC "Plaza Building", General Director of LLC "Universal Clearing Service Solution", Chairman of "Sothis Research" Management, General Director of the main international business center of the city of Tashkent, General Director of the shopping center "Корзинка.uz", head of the "Artel" company, General Director of the hotel "LOTTE CITY HOTEL TASHKENT PALACE", manager of the "Markazsharobsavdo" enterprise and director of the State academic theater named after A. Navoi.
Enormous work has been completed over the past year, starting with the development of the plan of cooperation and joint activities of the State academic theater named after A. Navoi and the "Club of Friends". It should be mentioned that plan comprises issues proposed by the Head of the Republic. The plan addresses some issues as performance of plays with high artistic level, which meets international standards. In addition, issues of attracting leading specialists, improving the skills of creative workers, strengthening the material and technical base, preserving the historical building as an architectural monument, as well as improving the work of creative and production workshops, providing theater and ballet costumes, makeup and special shoes of high quality have been addressed in the above-mentioned development plan.
Continuous work is being carried out to establishment of cooperation with leading foreign theaters on a long-term basis. Moreover, enhancement of working conditions of the employees based on the workload of the theater staff has been has been determined.
Based on the development plan, on September 9-10, 2017 a big "Open Air" concert dedicated to the opening of the 88th season was held.
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sharaf Rashidov, the theater successfully premiered ballet "Poems of 2 Hearts" of A. Melikov's on October 29, 2017. European choreographer Azariy Plisetsky was invited as a consultant for the play. In addition, special clothing, rehearsal clothing and shoes for this ballet have been purchased from the Russian enterprise "Grishko".
On January 26, 2018 theater premiered J.Verdi's "The Lady with the Camellias" ballet, which have been produced in cooperation with Turkish choreographer Mehmet Balkan and his assistant.
The premiere of A. Rubinstein's opera "The Demon" successfully staged by leading specialists of the Mariinsky Theater of the Russian Federation Irkin Gabitov and his assistant took place on March 17, 2018. Also, curtain and a video projector required for this played have been purchased from Russian and German manufacturers.
From May 1-10, 2018, the 1st International Ballet Festival "Palette of Ballet" was held with great success. Leading ballet dancers and other specialists such as The Ballet of Maurice Bejard (Switzerland), The modern dance company "Vertigo dance company" (Israel), The Izmir State Opera and Ballet Theater (Turkey), The soloists of the Mariinsky Theater (Russia), as well as the leading ballet dancers of the State academic theater named after A. Navoi were among the participants of the event.
The first tour trip to Kashkadarya region was organized, where theater staff had a meeting with employees of the «Uzbekneftegaz» company.
The maintenance of the theater building was carried out, 1-2 floors of the auditorium, parquet, marble and granite floors have been repaired. The maintenance of the building and equipment upgrade for the manufacturing plant of the "Ipak Shark" joint-stock company has been completed.
The Malibu Chevrolet car was presented to the theater.
For the orchestra of the theater, accessories and other individual parts of musical instruments for the wind group have been purchased from foreign manufacturers (Russia, St. Petersburg).
With an aim of improving the quality of ballet performances, a special cushioning ballet floor was purchased from the Russian company and installed on the stage.
In addition, continuous efforts are made to enhance working conditions and motivating employees. Thus, on December 21, 2007 the theater hosted a New Year's Eve party for the staff members at Grand Osiyo restaurant. In addition, female staff members congratulated on the occasion of the Women’s Day on March 6, 2018. Two staff members with corresponding health conditions were send abroad for the carrying of surgery operation. Special attention is paid to the professional training of the staff members. Several creative workers had a job trip with an aim of exchanging experience with foreign colleagues.
Moreover, other tasks mentioned in the plan are being gradually implemented.In particular, it should be noted that we are planning to organize big concert at the theater square dedicated to the opening of the new 89th season on September 14-15, 2018. By the end of the year, we are planning to play and restart national opera and foreign ballet performances. Plans also include tour trips to the Republic of Karakalpakstan and Navoi.
In the middle term we are intending to strengthen the material and technical base of the theater, establish a theater museum, purchase special clothes, shoes, makeup and post-production products from abroad for creative workers, provide preferential housing for theater employees, and attract foreign specialists.