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08.10.2020
The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre is preparing to present its famous Don Quixote ballet, set to music by Ludwig Minkus, at the Alexandrinsky Theatre venue. Read more..
30.09.2020
The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre continues its new season on the renowned Alexandrinsky stage. Read more...
22.09.2020
On September 21, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre held a public dress rehearsal of one of the most beloved productions on our playbill: the Giselle ballet. This legendary show will — after a hiatus that lasted for nearly six months — open the Yacobson ballet company's 52nd season at the Alexandrinsky Theatre on September 23. Read more...
17.09.2020
While our troupe's dancers are diligently rehearsing to get themselves back into shape (which they somewhat lost due to self-isolation), we are also continuing to do our utmost to get ready for John Cranko's Onegin, a would-have-been ballet premiere that we had to postpone in the throes of the pandemic. Read more...
21.08.2020

The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre is bustling again: we are getting ready to meet the public for the first time since the quarantine. The dancers are rehearsing in full compliance with the social distancing guidelines; the long-anticipated shows will take place during the latter half of September on the Imperial stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre. Read more...

22.07.2020
'Theatre is interaction where you look each other in the eye; it brings out emotions and feelings that no screen, no technology, no gadget can translate or replicate. During the performance, the audience is brought together by a special connection; there are moments when the entire auditorium freezes with baited breath. And this is something that no digital device will ever be able to capture...' Read more...
15.07.2020
The Organising Committee of the Golden Soffit, St. Petersburg's topmost theatre award, has announced the nominations for the 2019/2020 season. Read more...
08.03.2020

On March 8, the International Women's Day and a bright, hopeful spring holiday in Russia, the Leonid Yacobson troupe will perform one of its most vibrant ballets at the Alexandrinsky Theatre. Read more...

27.02.2020

After completing its European tour, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will bring its recent premiere, The Queen of Spades, back to St. Petersburg. Read more...

21.02.2020

After successfully completing its tour around France, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre is on its way to Morocco, where the troupe will give several performances. Read more...

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