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Russian National Ballet Theatre (Moscow)

See Bolshoi and Mariinsky soloists perform the brilliant examples of the World Classics of the Russian Ballet. The repertoire of the Seasons consists of classics performed by promising and prominent Russian ballet companies and Internationally acclaimed ballet dancers and choreographers. The performances of this ballet company is a great rarity in ...   Show more

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 See Bolshoi and Mariinsky soloists perform the brilliant examples of the World Classics of the Russian Ballet.
The repertoire of the Seasons consists of classics performed by promising and prominent Russian ballet companies and Internationally acclaimed ballet dancers and choreographers.
The performances of this ballet company is a great rarity in their own country, as they tour abroad most of the year.
There are 19 gold medal holders and 2 Grand-Prize winners of different international competitions, 5 Grand-Prize laureate-winners and 2 Grand-Prize winners of the Paris Dance Academy among the dancers of the group. Most of the dancers are graduators of the famous Moscow State Ballet Academy - most of the Bolshoi Ballet dancers are graduators of the same academy. Russian National Ballet Theatre is a great alternative to Bolshoi, if you can not visit Bolshoi for some reason.
The Russian National Ballet Theatre (RNBT) was founded with the help and support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. The necessity to have a young, promising and vibrant theatre with a unique potential in both kinds of dance, classical and modern, was the main reason for its foundation. Talent and devotion to art is its major principle. This is support by the outstanding talent and devotion of the celebrated masters Russian ballet, such as, People`s Artist of the USSR Professor Moiseev, People`s Artist of Russia Professor R. Struchkova, People`s Artist of USSR M. Lavrovsky, People`s Artist of USSR Y. Vladimirov and others.

The Russian National Ballet Theatre has given Russian ballet a new lease of life. The theater"s repertoire includes not only classical performances such as Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Scotland Suite, Don Quixote and Gala Concert, but also modern ballets set to the music of Mozart, Bach, Ravel and others. The company personnel numbers more than 50 dancers, and is the result of the pain-staking search for dedicated and talented artists. A great effort has gone into providing the correct atmosphere and conditions in which to develop and perfect the artists` mastery and creative pursuits. The company"s main soloists are: Honoured Artist of Russia M. Bogdanova, E. Berezina, O. Pavlova and prize winners of international ballet competitions - M. Romanov, K. Pavinskaya, N. Ivanova, N. Kungurtseva, to name but a few.

Artistic Director of the company is Vladimir Moiseev, the Honoured Artist of Russia and the soloist with the Bolshoi Theatre. The company"s General Director is the Honoured Artist of Russia, Evgeny Amosov. The Theatre`s soloists have been invited to perform principal roles in the leading theatres of Russia, Italy, Spain, Japan, the United States, Mexico, Australia, South Korea and Mainland China. And the company tours intensively all over the world as well. They"ve been announced the best touring company in China in the years 2001 and 2002.

The major creative principle of the Theatre is not only careful preservation the Russian classical ballet school, but also the development of new forms of choreographic expressiveness, as well as discovering new models, directions and possibilities of dance.