Articles by tag #History
September 20, 2021
Karl Valts: An Artist Who Knew How to Surprise
His name is among the iconic stage designers in the history of ballet. Karl Valts managed to turn the inherited talent of a stage technician into an exceptional unsurpassed skill.
July 13, 2021
6 iconic painters and designers of Russian ballet
They created more than just costumes and sets for ballet performances. These artists were reformers and creators of the whole stage worlds.
July 12, 2021
Mariinsky: A Brief History of a Long Journey
Just as ballet dancers change characters and outfits on stage, the Mariinsky Theater changed names and buildings, but remained faithful to its creative destiny.
February 08, 2021
Russian Ballet: From the First Performance to the National Heritage
It is believed that Russian ballet was created on February 8, 1673. On that day, the first ever ballet performance was presented at the residence of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich. How the art of Russian classical dance in 350 years grew from court entertainment to a phenomenon admired by the whole world?