News

28.10.2016

At 8:45 a.m. on Friday, October 28, the Leonid Yacobson Theatre dancers Svetlana Golovkina and Andrey Sorokin appeared live on the Saint-Petersburg channel as special guests of the Khoroshee Utro (Lovely Morning) Show, where they shared insights into their work on the Sleeping Beauty ballet. Read more...

25.10.2016

On Tuesday, October 25, during a live broadcast on the Echo of Saint-Petersburg radio at 12:00 p.m., Jean-Guillaume Bart, who has written the libretto and staged the choreography for the new Sleeping Beauty production, discussed his work on the show, as well as his collaboration with the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre, with the host Tatyana Troyanskaya. Read more...

24.10.2016

On Saturday, October 22, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre held an open rehearsal of the Sleeping Beauty ballet inside its rotunda at 15 Mayakovsky Street, especially for the mass media representatives. Read more...

17.10.2016

This day, October 17, marks the 41st death anniversary of Leonid Yacobson, the remarkable 20th century choreographer who founded the theatre that now bears his name. Read more...

10.10.2016

On October 10, the Leonid Yacobson Theatre entered the final stage of rehearsing for its upcoming Sleeping Beauty ballet, overseen by Jean-Guillaume Bart, who is in charge of the performance's choreography and libretto. Read more...

06.10.2016

On October 17 and 18, soloists from the Leonid Yacobson Ballet company will contribute to the Saint-Petersburg Ballet Stars gala concerts, which constitute part of Saint-Petersburg's cultural exchange with Zagreb, Croatia's capital and largest city. The event will take place at the Croatian National Theatre. Read more...

30.09.2016

On September 27, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company contributed to a festival in France, performing Chopiniana, a one-act choreographic suite with music by Frederic Chopin and choreography by Michel Fokine, and restored Grand pas from Paquita, a ballet with music by Ludwig Minkus and choreography by Marius Petipa. Read more...

13.09.2016

We at the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Company are happy to share our heartfelt well-wishes with the veteran member of our team, Aleksandra Alekseevna Gauer, who has been working at the theatre as a make-up artist for 48 years, and is turning 70 today. Read more...

22.08.2016

The Swan Lake ballet, the grand finale of our 47th season, will be performed at the Alexandrinsky Theatre on August 28. Read more...

16.08.2016

On September 27, during the Saint-Petersburg — Avignon: Saint-Petersburg Seasons 2016 festival, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will unveil two gems of the 19th and 20th century choreography, the Chopiniana one-act ballet and Grand pas from the Paquita ballet. Both performances represent the close ties between the Russian and French ballet culture. Read more...

Pages