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15.10.2018

During the first ten days of October, we began the second stage of preparations for a milestone premiere, which will celebrate the 115th birth anniversary of our founder, the legendary ballet master Leonid Yacobson.
The rehearsals for the new version of the Firebird one-act ballet are well under way. Read more...

08.10.2018

A young ballerina from the Leonid Yacobson Theatre will début in the Don Quixote show on October 9.
On this Tuesday evening, St. Petersburg's largest concert venue, the Oktyabrsky Grand Concert hall, will host one of the most vibrant shows by the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre: Don Quixote, set to music by Ludwig Minkus and produced by Johan Kobborg. Read more...

03.10.2018

The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre is to contribute to the 2nd International Caucasus Festival The Mariinsky – Vladikavkaz, introducing the public to two debuting dancers.
On October 5 and 6, the National State Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania will host a performance of Leonid Yacobson's Choreographic Miniatures, which will feature a début of two young dancers. Read more...

30.09.2018

On September 30, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will introduce four new dancers in The Nutcracker, on the premises of the Gorky Palace of Culture.
One of the world's most well-loved ballets, known for its ability to immerse the audience in a faerie atmosphere, will offer several young dancers from the famous Yacobson Company a chance to prove themselves. Read more...

24.09.2018

The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre starts the first round of rehearsals for the new season's premiere.
Our 50th season begins amid crucial rehearsals: our Theatre's management has invited Douglas Lee, a prominent British and German choreographer, to direct the new version of Firebird, a one-act ballet set to music by Igor Stravinsky. Read more...

21.09.2018

The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will open its new season with a milestone tour to Vladikavkaz.
On October 5 and 6, our troupe will perform Leonid Yacobson's choreographic miniatures at the National State Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, under the auspices of Mariinsky's branch in Vladikavkaz. Read more...

08.09.2018

The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will represent the world of Russian art in the largest Flemish city.
As part of Russia's business and cultural mission to Antwerp, Belgium's second-largest city, celebrating its 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations with St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg's vice governor Aleksandr Govorunov and Bart De Wever, mayor of Antwerp, officiated the signing of a protocol on a bilateral cultural project. Read more...

22.08.2018

On August 26, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre is to complete a series of performances at the historic venue of the Mariinsky Theatre with The Nutcracker show.
Yet again, theatre-goers from St. Petersburg and beyond get a chance to appreciate the masterful skills of the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre, a company that is both youthful and yet already in high regard among the audiences and critics. Read more...

10.07.2018

The youthful troupe of the St. Petersburg State Academic Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre now has its very first Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation.
The outstanding achievements of Alla Bocharova, soloist at the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre, in perfecting the art of ballet and promoting Russia's cultural heritage have been acknowledged with the title of Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation. Read more...

09.07.2018

Dancer from the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre has been acknowledged at an international ballet competition.
Evandro Augusto Bossle Junior, dancer from our Ballet Theatre, got honorary third place at the 4th International Baltic Ballet Competition, which took place in Riga, the capital of Latvia, from June 18 to June 22. Read more...

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