On June 21, the Yacobson Theatre Will Perform Romeo and Juliet in Minsk, at the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus
During the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre's tour to Minsk, the local audience will get a chance to see this season's premiere — Sergey Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet ballet, directed by Igor Konyaev (who also wrote the new libretto) and staged by the choreographer Anton Pimonov.
Igor Petrovich Kuzmin, Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation, remarkable dancer and teacher, passed away on April 29, just a few months before his 68th birthday
Igor Petrovich Kuzmin was born in Krasnoyarsk, on August 8, 1947.
He graduated from the Novosibirsk Choreography School (S.G. Ivanov's class).