RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET THEATRE
Australia Tour 2015
September through December
To win one of double passes we have to the venues listed below, please send your name, venue you wish to attend and the answer to this simple question “how many dancers make up the Russian National Ballet” to [email protected] by 16th of October.
Frankston – Frankston Arts Centre
Thursday 5 November at 7:30pm
Warragul – Warragul West Gippsland Performing Arts Centre
Friday 6 November at 7:30pm
Sale – Sale ESSO BHP Billiton Entertainment Centre
Monday 9 November at 7:30pm
Ballarat – Her Majesty Memorial Theatre
Tuesday 10 November at 7:30pm
Bendigo – Ulumbarra Theatre
Wednesday 11 November at 7:30pm
Warrnambool – The Lighthouse Theatre
Friday 13 November at 7:30pm
Mt Gambier – Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre
Sunday 15 November at 7:30pm
Dandenong – The Drum Theatre
Monday 7 December at 7:30pm
Newcastle – Newcastle Civic Centre
Friday 23 October at 7:30pm
Gawler – Starplex Hewitson Theatre
Monday 16 November at 7:30pm
The Russian National Ballet Theatre returns for a tour of full-length classical performances of Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty in 45 cities and towns across New Zealand and Australia from August
The Russian National Ballet Theatre was founded with support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. The basis for the creation of the theatre was necessity of promising young theatre with high creative potential, both the classical and contemporary. For aim and objective serves motto: “The talent and dedication to service to art”.
Today, the Russian National Ballet Theatre is located on a creative upswing. With more than 50 ballet dancers, The Russian National Ballet Theatre will give Russian ballet a new lease of life and will commence a New Zealand and Australian tour from August 2015.
Artistic director of the theatre is honored artist of Russia Evgeny Amosov. The coach of the company is Evgenya Rytova. The basic principle of the theatre is to preserve the creative heritage of the great masters of Russian ballet and to search for new forms in choreography.
The Sleeping Beauty has a special place in The Russian National Ballet Theatre’s repertoire. One of the most lavish theatrical events of all time, the original St Petersburg staging of The Sleeping Beauty in 1890 was a spectacular illustration of the Russian Imperial style at its zenith. Today it remains the cornerstone of The Russian National Ballet Theatre’s repertory.
The current staging is directed by Evgeny Amosov. With its huge cast, fairytale settings and glorious Tchaikovsky score The Sleeping Beauty remains the very essence of classical grandeur. This version has all the elements of an enduring fairy tale: romance, poetry, fate, goodness versus evil, and of course, love!
In recent years, the company has repeatedly visited on tours many countries such as USA, China, Italy, France, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Guatemala, Poland, South Korea and Japan. Nowadays, The Russian National Ballet Theatre land ceremoniously in over 15 cities in New Zealand and more than 30 cities in Australia. They will enthrall audiences in a greatest classical ballet journey.