St Petersburg Ballet Theatre was founded in 1994 by Russian entrepreneur #KonstantinTachkin, for the purpose of delivering classical Russian ballet to audiences worldwide. They tour extensively, including return visits to Great Britain and South Africa and Grinnell, Iowa. This company is made up mostly of graduates from the famous Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg. They travel with their own orchestra under the baton of conductor Alexander Kantorov.
The principal dancers include Irina Kolesnikova, #AnnaPodlesnaya, #DmitriAkulinin, #AndreiStelmakhov, #OlgaOvchinnikova and #OlegHarutkin.
St Petersburg Ballet on Australian Tour with Swan Lake from December 13: http://mcec.com.au/…/andrew-guild-and-simon-bryce-pr…/75120/
To celebrate the upcoming Australian Tour 2016 and all thanks to our friends at St Petersburg Ballet Theatre International Tour 2016 and #MADPR we have two double passes to Tuesday, December 13 at 6:30pm performance at The Plenary - Melbourne Convention Centre to give away to our readers, VIPs and followers. To be in the run to win one of the passes please like, share and comment on this post telling us the two names of the leading characters of Swan Lake Ballet (P.I.Tchaikovsky). Alternatively please PM or email me your answer on firstname.lastname@example.org [ you can follow the ballet libretto via this link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Petersburg_Ballet_Theatre to find the answer]. This offer closes Wednesday November 16 at 0900am. Only winners will be notified. Good luck!