Ani Harutyunyan is a theater critic and journalist, as well as a manager in the field of culture and art. She was born and raised in Yerevan, then moved to Russia to get a higher education and international experience. She was in charge of the international educational projects supervision in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg and managed PR strategies for cultural institutions. For more than ten years, she lived and worked in Moscow in the field of culture and education and led the PR department at GITIS (Russian Institute of Theatre Arts), which she considers her alma mater.
There she also defended her thesis on American culture and dramaturgy. As a PR specialist, she collaborated with some leading theaters in Moscow, e.g., the Moscow Pushkin Drama Theater, and worked in the largest theater museum in the world - A.A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum, where she was also engaged in social projects. As an art historian, she participated in international conferences and made many presentations on American theater history. In addition, she carried out editorial activities and has a significant amount of publications for Russian and American sources.
In the Department of Contemporary Art, she is engaged in research projects that build relationships with the media and educational projects within cultural institutions.
iGorts Placement: Ministry of Education, Science, Culture, and Sports of RA .