Students need a monopod and a silencer/muffler for their camera. The best way to muffle sound is using a warm case for your camera similar to this
We suggest bringing extra battery packs for your camera, and more memory cards then you think you need. As well as external hard drive for back up of images. When shooting during the live performance, you can only bring a small backpack with you, as the space behind the scene is limited.
Students have to apply for a visa to enter Russia. See more info about the visa process in the workshop description.