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10.07.2019

The Swiss tour of the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre featured a series of memorable débuts during a performance of The Sleeping Beauty, a ballet production by the renowned French choreographer and teacher Jean-Guillaume Bart, at the Grand Théâtre de Genève.
During the June 27 show, Magda Studzińska made her very first appearance in the Prologue as the Breadcrumb Fairy, alongside Nuriya Kartamysova, who debuted in the role of the Canary Fairy. Whereas Valerie Gomez de Cadiz played the part of the Diamond Fairy (Act 3) for the first time. Read more...

01.07.2019

This September, the St. Petersburg State Academic Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will be contributing to the Russian Seasons, a large-scale international event in Germany.
The Leonid Yacobson Theatre dancers will continue the tradition of being ambassadors of St. Petersburg's culture during the prestigious Russian Seasons this autumn. Read more...

24.06.2019

Late this June, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will go to Geneva, Switzerland, on a brief tour with The Sleeping Beauty.
From June 27 to June 30, the Swiss public will be able to see Jean-Guillaume Bart's version of The Sleeping Beauty, one of the Russian and European theatre goers' most beloved ballets, at Grand Théâtre de Genève, the main performance venue of the country's second capital. Read more...

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...

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