The Kazan State Young Spectator's Theater is situated in the center of the city not far from the pedestrian street, Bauman St., in an old building. Melpomene`s Temple is a small chamber theater designed for 250 people. The first premiere was held here on November 30, 1932. Over the past years a lot of prominent stage actors, directors, and significant performances were born on the stage of this theater. Celebrities such as N.Basin, M.Salimzhanov, V.Golikov, F.Grigoryan, L.Verzub, Yu.Pogrebnichko, B.Tseytlin, G.Tshvirava, V.Chigishev, A.Peshkova, V.Chernetsky, B.Roskin, V.Bliznova, A.Popov and V.Feygin have worked here. The theater has participated in All-Russian and international competitions several times, and has been awarded prizes and diplomas.