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Mikhail Fokin
April 26, 1880 - 1942
Maya Plisetskaya
November 20, 1925 - ...
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17 June 1891 - 11 February 1955
Mikhail Baryshnikov
28th of January of 1948 - ...
Diana Vishneva
13th of July of 1976 - ...
Olga Spessivtseva
18 July [O.S. 6 July] 1895 - 16 September 1991
Boris Eifman
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20 July, 1964 - ...
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Articles:

Russian Ballet in Brisbane: in Pursuit of the Ideal
Maximo Dance Studio is a Russian ballet school at the Queensland Russian Community Centre in Brisbane (Australia) in 2004.
--14-12-2016--
Bolshoi Theatre
The Bolshoi Theatre is one of Russia's largest and world's most significant and famous opera and ballet houses. It is a great honor to any theatrical figure to work there and invariable joy for any classical art lover to visit the Bolshoi Theatre.
--22-11-2016--
International Art Festival "Diaghilev. P.S." in Saint Petersburg
Stage productions by leading European choreographers, art exhibitions, film screenings, master classes and round tables make an extensive program of the Diaghilev. P.S. festival.
--20-11-2016--
Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Musical Theater
One of the leading musical theaters of Russia, it collaborates with famous European stage directors and choreographers, holds modern dance festivals, actively experiments and looks for new forms.
--17-11-2016--
"Ballet of Moscow" Theater
One of the best choreographic theaters of Russia, the Ballet of Moscow follows conceptual policy based on organic synthesis of classics and innovation.
--27-10-2016--
Russian ballet
--17-08-2011--


News:

Cafe Idiot at Dostoevskaya Metro Station in Moscow
Action "Night of Ballet" took place in the framework of the cultural and educational project "Night in Metro".
--13-03-2017--
Russian Ballerina Svetlana Zakharova Goes on Amore World Tour
The prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre will go on a world tour with her solo program Amore and release a new project of modern choreography.
--13-03-2017--
Raymonda Ballet is Back on Historical Stage of Bolshoi Theatre
One of the best classical ballets - Raymonda set to music by Alexander Glazunov - is in the repertoir again.
--16-12-2016--
Bolshoi Theatre Receives 5 Nominations for British Critics Award
Winners of The National Dance Award 2016 will be announced on February 6, 2017.
--10-11-2016--
Boris Eifman Staged Ballet on Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Admirers of the famous Russian ballet master Boris Eifman are excited to meet his new creation.
--10-05-2016--
Romeo and Juliette on Stage of Alexandrinsky Theatre
British choreographer Kenneth Macmillan's Romeo and Juliette was staged in the Alexandrinsky Theatre for the 125th anniversary of Sergey Prokofiev.
--28-04-2016--
Former Art Director of Bolshoi Theatre Might Leave Russia
Sergey Filin, the former art director of the Bolshoi Theatre's ballet troupe may possibly leave Russia.
--29-03-2016--
Symphony in Three Movements to Premiere in Mariinsky Theatre-2
Premiere of the ballet Symphony in Three Movements will be held in the Mariinsky Theatre-2 on December 30.
--30-12-2015--
Opera Theater to Arrange Reality quest Behind The Scenes
On January 16 the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theater will hold a reality quest based on the ballet Spartacus.
--30-12-2015--
Petersburg Theater Had to Cancel its Tour in Turkey
Due to cancellation of four performances in Istanbul the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre will lose about 26,5 million rubles.
--04-12-2015--
Ballet Troupe from Tatarstan to Perform in 9 European Countries
Ballet company of the M. Dzhalil Tatar Academic State Theater will give shows in several European countries.
--19-11-2015--
World Ballet Stars at Festival in Saratov
The 3rd International Festival "Stars of World Ballet in Saratov" will be held in the Saratov Academic Opera and Ballet Theater from December 1 to 5.
--03-11-2015--
Fashion Exhibition Commemorating Maya Plisetskaya
The exhibition Divine Maya is presently held in the Theatre and Music Art Museum in the Sheremetev Palace, St. Petersburg.
--05-10-2015--
First-Ever Roller Ballet to be Shown in Moscow for Free
Moscuvites and tourists will have a chance to watch the world's first roller ballet. It is based on the Chipolino fairy tale .
--12-08-2015--
Mariinsky Theater Closed its 232nd Season
On August 2 the Mariinsky Theater closed its 232nd season with two masterpieces by Pyotr Tchaikovsky: opera The Nutcracker and ballet Eugene Onegin.
--03-08-2015--
Premiere of Hero of Our Time to Close Season in the Bolshoi Theater
Premiere of the ballet Hero of Our Time staged by Kirill Serebrennikov will close the 239th season of the Bolshoi Theater.
--23-07-2015--
Summer Ballet Seasons Opened with The Swan Lake
Summer Ballet Seasons have been opened in Moscow for the 15th time.
--03-07-2015--
Boris Eifman's Theater Challenged Stereotype about Russian Ballet
The Ballet Theater of Boris Eifman has finished its "historical" twomonth tour across Canada and the USA.
--24-06-2015--
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Festival Held in Perm
P. I. Tchaikovsky Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre is holding a festival devoted to the 175th anniversary since the composers birth.
--06-05-2015--
Legendary Russian Ballerina Maya Plisetskaya Passes Away at 89
Maya Plisetskaya, one of the greatest ballerinas of the modern ballet history, died on Saturday of a heart attack at the age of 89, Bolshoy Theatre director Vladimir Urin officially told the press.
--03-05-2015--
20th Jubilee of Diana Vishnyovas Ballet Career in Mariinsky Theater
The world famous Russian ballerina Diana Vishnyova is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her work on stage of the Mariinsky Theater.
--29-04-2015--
World Ballet Festival Benois de la Danse to be Held in Moscow
The world ballet festival Benois de la Danse-2014 will take place on stage of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow on May 27 and 28.
--23-04-2014--
Anniversary Exhibition on Ballerina Yekaterina Maksimova
The exhibition Everything Began with a Fouett is timed to the 75th anniversary since the birth of the famous ballerina Yekaterina Maksimova.
--16-01-2014--
Bolshoi Theater Stars to Scale New Heights in New York in Summer
For the first time opera and ballet troupes of the Bolshoi Theater will jointly tour in New York.
--09-01-2014--
Bolshoi Theater Tour in France Starts with Resounding Success
The Lost Dreams ballet based on Balzacs play showed for the first time to Parisians received a great ten-minute ovation.
--07-01-2014--
500th Jubilee of The Nutcracker in the Bolshoi Theater
January 2 saw the 500th performance of The Nutcracker ballet on stage of the Bolshoi Theater.
--06-01-2014--
Exhibition on Igor Stravinskys Dance Innovation to be Held in St. Petersburg
From November 24 to January 15 the St. Petersburg Theatrical and Musical Art Museum will be holding the exhibition Russian Los Angeles. Igor Stravinsky. Innovations in Dance.
--23-11-2013--
Nikolay Tsiskaridze to Head Vaganova Russian Ballet Academy
The eminent former principal dancer of the Bolshoi Theater Nikolay Tsiskaridze has taken the offer of the RF Culture Ministry to head the Vaganova Russian Ballet Academy.
--30-10-2013--
Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre Goes on Tour to Madrid
At the end of October the Perm ballet company, the MusicAeterna orchestra and opera soloists will go on a tour to Madrid.
--15-10-2013--
Russian Ballet Star Nikolay Tsiskaridze to Return to Bolshoi Theatre
Russian famous ballet dancer Nikolay Tsiskaridze will continue his collaboration for a while with the Bolshoi Theatre, which refused to prolong a contract with him this summer.
--28-09-2013--
Boris Eifmans Ballet to Be Screened
Boris Eifmans ballet On the Other Side of Sin based on Dostoevskys novel The Karamazov Brothers will become a film.
--14-08-2013--
Novosibirsk Opera Theatre Company to Go on Tour to China
The Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre will perform Tchaikovsky's ballets Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty in China.
--19-07-2013--
Participants of Dance Platform 2013 Announced
New generation of young and perspective Russian and foreign choreographers will demonstrate their talents in Yekaterinburg in August.
--16-07-2013--
Andris Liepa Returns to London with Russian Seasons of the 21st Century
From July 16 to July 20 the Russian Seasons of the 21st Century will present six ballets from Russia in the Coliseum Theatre in London.
--16-07-2013--
Dance Legend Tsiskaridze to Leave Bolshoi Theatre
Russias Bolshoi Theater wont extend a contract with its premier dancer Nikolai Tsiskaridze following months of legal disputes and scandals.
--10-06-2013--
Exhibition on Failed Russian Ballet to Take Place in Moscow
On May 30 the Museum of Private Collections in Moscow will open the exhibition on the history of creation of the ballet The Sacred Spring and its premiere in Paris.
--20-05-2013--
Mathilde Kschessinska Exhibition Starts in St. Petersburg
An exhibition dedicated to one of the most well-known dancers of the 19th century - the prominent Russian ballerina Mathilde Kschessinska (1872-1971) has been opened in St. Petersburg.
--05-04-2013--
A Letter of Support for Suspect in Acid Attack
Over 300 cast and crew members of the Bolshoi Theatre signed a letter in support of Pavel Dmitrichenko - a suspect of masterminding an acid attack on the theatre's artistic director.
--13-03-2013--
Three Suspects Detained Over Bolshoi Acid Attack
Moscow police detained three suspects over the acid attack on the Bolshoi Theaters artistic director Sergei Filin, including the organizer.
--08-03-2013--
Exhibition on Rudolf Nureyev Opened in Moscow
A.A. Bakhrushin Theatre Museum in Moscow is holding an exhibition dedicated to the great ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev.
--04-03-2013--
Sergey Filin Says He Knows Who Attacked Him with Acid
Art director of the Russian Bolshoi Theatre who had acid splashed in his face two weeks ago says he knows who was behind the attack.
--07-02-2013--
Gergiev And Cameron Prepare a 3D-Broadcast Of Swan Lake
The artistic director of the Mariinsky Theatre Valery Gergiev in cooperation with the director of the film Avatar James Cameron are working on the 3D-broadcast of the ballet Swan Lake
--14-01-2013--
The 275th Anniversary of Vaganova Ballet Academy
On the 7th of December a charity gala concert will be held at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre in Moscow. This concert will be dedicated to the 275th anniversary of Vaganova Russian ballet Academy.
--28-11-2012--
Legendary Russian Ballerina Honored by Kennedy Center
The Soviet ballet legend who fled to the West during the Cold War era, Natalia Makarova, has been named a Kennedy Center Honoree.
--14-09-2012--
12th International Festival of Mariinsky Ballet to be Held in Petersburg
XII International Festival of Mariinsky Ballet will be held in St. Petersburg from March, 22nd till April, 1st. Leading choreographic collectives from six countries of Europe and America will take part in it.
--21-03-2012--
Bolshoi Theater to Broadcast Ballets on YouTube
From March dwellers of Russia will have an opportunity to watch broadcasts of ballets of the Bolshoi Theater on a special channel at YouTube, just like residents of 22 countries around the world have been doing for one year already.
--06-03-2012--
Tsiskaridze Will Stay as a Teacher at the Bolshoi Theatre
Russian ballet legend Nikolay Tsiskaridze will keep his teacher job at the theatre despite his strained relations with the Bolshoi management.
--18-01-2012--
The Bolshoi Theatre's Soloist is Fired
The Bolshoi Theatre's officials have suspended famous ballet dancer Nikolay Tsiskaridze from his position of a dancing master.
--12-01-2012--
Administration of Bolshoi Theatre Revenges on Tsiskaridze
The renowned ballet dancer Nikolay Tsiskaridze has been suspended from teaching in the Bolshoi Theatre.
--06-01-2012--
Great Choreographer Marks His 85th Birthday
One of the greatest choreographers of the 20th century, the father of the Nutcracker ballet, Yury Grigorovich, is celebrating his 85th birthday today.
--02-01-2012--
Russia-Spain Year is Ended by Russian Ballet Stars
On Monday, a magnificent gala-concert with the participation of the best dancers from Russia's top theatres was given in Madrid, crowning the Russia-Spain cross-cultural year.
--07-12-2011--
Principal Dancers Leave the Bolshoi Theatre
Key ballet dancers of the Bolshoi Theatre, Natalya Osipova and her husband Ivan Vasiliev, have decided to leave their current work place for the Mikhailovsky Theater in St. Petersburg.
--21-11-2011--
Rock, Blues and Avant-garde in the Bolshoi Theatre
The Bolshoi Theatre continues its 236th season with three one-act ballets "Chroma", "Rubies" and "Symphony of Psalms", staged by world-famous choreographers, presenting a modern face of the greatest Russian ballet stage.
--20-10-2011--
Updated Miniature Of the Perfomance of Nacho Duato Will Be Shown In Moscow
Outstanding Russian ballet dancers Svetlana Lun'kina and Leonid Sarafanov will perform a duet " Lost Heart ", choreographed by Spanish choreographer Nacho Duato. The perfomance will be shown within the bounds of the programme " Kremlin Gala. Stars of the 21st Century ".
--06-09-2011--
John Neumeier And Diana Vishneva Are Preparing A New Perfomance
American choreographer, the head of Hamburg Ballet John Neumeier and the premiere of Mariinsky Theatre Diana Vishneva have started working on the new perfomance "Dialogues ", which first night will tale place in October on the stage of Mariinsky Theatre.
--02-09-2011--
" Ballet Stars Of the 21st Century" Will Open the Ballet Season in Russia
Unique choreographic perfomance Kremlin Gala " Ballet stars of the 21st Century" will take place in the State Kremlin Palace on the 17th and 18th of September. The concert will open the ballet season in Russia and will be held within the bounds of the famous international project " Ballet Stars of the 21st Century".
--10-08-2011--
Anniversary Tour of Mariinsky Theatre in London
From 25th of July to 13th of August the company of Mariinsky Theatre will show their best perfomances.
--28-07-2011--





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