A film about the Moscow theatrical art-technical school, which trains props, make-up artists, light-electrical technicians, radio sound technicians and other specialists. Applicants for entrance exams. Students in theoretical and practical classes, in creative workshops. School teachers. Leading make-up artist of the Mosfilm film studio T. Krylova gives interviews (synchronously). Interview with the artist-technologist of the Bolshoi Theater G. Shevelev (synchronously). GV Shevelev and the stage engineer V. Kashlinov at work. Illuminators and technologists of the Bolshoi Theater are working. Installation of scenery and lighting for the play "Ruslan and Lyudmila". Fragment of the opera "Ruslan and Lyudmila". Types of Moscow. Big theater. Square with a pond. Monument to Tchaikovsky. Fragment of the play "Old Vaudeville" by the theater Eug. Vakhtangov. Fragment of a circus performance.