Russian National Ballet Theatre

Russian National Ballet Theatre

Available in the 2014-2015 Season
Dance — Ballet

The Russian National Ballet Theatre, Directed by Elena Radchenko, is a cut above many of its rivals. The "Swan Lake" danced at Montgomery College's Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night was the real thing." —Lovely "Swan Lake" by Alexandera Tomalonis- Washington Post


Artistic Director: Elena Radchenko

The Russian National Ballet Theatre was founded in Moscow during the transitional period of Perestroika in the late 1980s, when many of the great dancers and choreographers of the Soviet Union's ballet institutions were exercising their new-found creative freedom by starting new, vibrant companies dedicated not only to the timeless tradition of classical Russian Ballet but to invigorate this tradition as the Russians began to accept new developments in the dance from around the world.

The company, then titled the Soviet National Ballet, . . .

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