News

04.12.2018

On November 30, The Firebird one-act ballet, a production by the Leonid Yacobson Theatre in collaboration with the prominent European choreographer Douglas Lee, premièred to a full house at the main venue of the Alexandrinsky Theatre.
The show was preceded by a welcoming address by Alexander Govorunov, vice-governor of St. Petersburg, and the Yacobson Theatre's art director, Andrian Fadeev. Read more...

09.11.2018

The Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre is to take part in the Georgian capital's St. Petersburg Meetings in Tbilisi cultural programme, scheduled for November 10 to 17.
On November 10, our dancers will perform at the Tbilisi Griboedov Theatre, getting the Georgian public acquainted with our latest premiere: Ludwig Minkus' Don Quixote ballet, produced by Johan Kobborg. Read more...

02.11.2018

On the first day of November, the Governor of St. Petersburg officially congratulated the latest holders of the prestigious Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation title, including Alla Bocharova, principal from the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre.
Following the instructions of the Russian President, Alexander Beglov — acting governor of St. Petersburg — oversaw an official ceremony where he bestowed honorary awards upon the city's most prominent figures, for their outstanding achievements in a variety of fields, from the economy, academia, and education, to culture. Read more...

31.10.2018

Don Quixote, a ballet staged at the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre by Johan Kobborg, has been short-listed for the Golden Mask National Theatre Award in seven nominations.
The Golden Mask National Theatre Award nominees for the 2017–2018 season were announced in Moscow today, on October 31. Read more...

30.10.2018

On October 31, the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre will present a whole bouquet of débuts by young dancers in The Nutcracker show at the Lensoviet Palace of Culture.
The Theatre continues to rank first by the number of younger performers introduced to its most significant shows, surpassing every other ballet company in St. Petersburg. Read more...

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...

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