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22.05.2019

Dancers from the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre are to make their traditional contribution to the Classics in the Palace Square gala, which will take place on May 26.
Curated by the St. Petersburg administration, this concert celebrates the city's founding anniversary and is the largest open-air event dedicated to classical art. Read more...

11.05.2019

On May 11, Kirill Vychuzhanin debuted as Prince Désiré in The Sleeping Beauty production at Stadsschouwburg Antwerp (the Antwerp City Theatre), which was received very warmly by the Belgian public.
The young soloist's début has made us very proud! We wish him even more success in the future! Read more...

06.05.2019

Following an established tradition, our theatre is yet again enjoying the great honour of acting as ambassador of Russia's key cultural hub in a major international project.
From May 9 to May 12, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will be representing the world of Russian art in the largest Flemish city. Read more...

06.05.2019

The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre continues to introduce beginner dancers to performances at high-status urban venues.
During The Nutcracker show on May 4, Anna Skvortsova made her first appearance as Masha, while Rail Khunafin had his début in the Chinese Dance. Read more...

25.04.2019

On April 29, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company will contribute to a large-scale Gala that is part of the Dance Open International Ballet Festival.
The Alexandrinsky Theatre will house an event that ballet lovers have been waiting for with baited breath: the Dance Open All-Stars Gala, which theatre critics call 'a living lesson in ballet taste'. Read more...

19.04.2019

In December 2019, the St. Petersburg State Academic Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will be presenting the premiere of The Queen of Spades ballet, staged by the talented choreographer Iñaki Urlezaga (Argentina) and an all-star creative team.
The choreographer and ballet master has already arrived to St. Petersburg, where he was invited by the Theatre's art director, Andrian Fadeev. Read more...

16.04.2019

During its Don Quixote show at the Oktyabrsky Grand Concert Hall on April 15 and 16, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre presented a stunning pleiad of dancers that were appearing on stage for the very first time.
As they crowded to see Don Quixote — last season's famed premiere staged by Johan Kobborg — at St. Petersburg's largest concert venue, ballet fans got a chance to appreciate a renewed cast. Read more...

11.04.2019

The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre continues upholding its active commitment to introducing young performers to the high-status productions of its repertoire.
Our young dancer Stepan Korolyov will appear as the Jester in Swan Lake — one of the best-known classical ballets on the Leonid Yacobson Theatre's playbill — for the first time on April 10 at the Lensoviet Palace of Culture. Read more...

01.04.2019

After a long and successful tour abroad, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre is bringing its shows back to the St. Petersburg public, intending to perform at the city's most high-status venues.
Scarcely had our ballet company finished the lengthy journey across Europe, when we asserted ourselves at the prestigious Golden Mask theatre festival, presenting a memorably vibrant Don Quixote, which was honoured by the Expert Judging Panel in as many as seven nominations. Read more...

20.03.2019

Don Quixote, a St. Petersburg Leonid Yacobson Theatre show staged by Johan Kobborg, will play at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre on March 26, during the Golden Mask Theatre Festival.
The honour of contributing to the Festival under the auspices of the Golden Mask National Theatre Award — which is turning 25 this year — has fallen to the most notable productions of the 2017–2018 season. Read more...

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