About the theater

St. Petersburg Tchaikovsky Ballet Theatre

Was founded in 2014 by a professional musician  Pavel Elkin.
For the position of the Artistic Director the graduate of the Vaganova Academy of Russian ballet, awarded with the medal “For achievements in culture” by the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Mikhail Shvydkoy, choreographer Elizaveta Menshikova was invited.
Today the St. Petersburg Tchaikovsky Ballet Theatre is one of the Tchaikovsky Ballet Theatre
Was founded in 2014 by a professional musician Pavel Elkin.
For the position of the Artistic Director thleading companies of classical ballet, which repertoire includes such masterpieces of the world choreography as “Swan Lake”, “Nutcracker”, “Romeo and Juliet” by Tchaikovsky, “Coppelia” by L. Delibes.

 

Each year the ballet gives, on average, 150-200 performances, performing at such famous venues of St. Petersburg as Alexandrinsky Theatre, The Hermitage Theatre, the Opera and Ballet Theatre of the St. Petersburg Conservatory, and intensively goes on tours abroad: in Sweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark.
The troupe consists of 53 professional dancers, among them there are graduates of the world famous Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet and major Russian ballet schools.
The main professional ballet magazines such as “Ballet”, “Arts”, “Window to the Ballet” and others, by posting on their pages reviews from professional critics, in particular, noted:
“They have a unity of style and elegance, which represents a unique “St. Petersburg style”;
“… essentially, a young and energetic company, obviously, has been taught in the best Russian traditions, where not only soloists show high level, but the corps de ballet are of the highest class … “.

 

The ballet group could be called one of the most successful young ballet companies in St. Petersburg, with huge potential, which allows it not only to set ambitious goals, but consistently to achieve them in the shortest time possible.