Polish National Ballet

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The Polish National Ballet is a ballet company founded by the Polish government in 2009. In 2015 Krzysztof Pastor is the director of the Polish National Ballet.[1]


There was a previous ballet national ballet company in Poland, organized in 1937 by Nijinska in Warsaw.[2]

The Polish National Ballet was established on 29 April 2009 by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage Bogdan Zdrojewski upon a motion from the General Director of the Grand Theatre – National Opera, Waldemar Dąbrowski.

In 2013, the ballet company participated in a worldwide revival and celebration of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, performing three versions.[3]


  1. ^ "Conventional Steps in a New Frame". By ROSLYN SULCAS, New York Times, JUNE 26, 2014.
  2. ^ American Dancer Combined with Dance. American Dancer Magazine Publishing Company. 1940. p. 39. 
  3. ^ "Performing Arts". Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. (1 March 2014). Britannica Book of the Year 2014. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. pp. 290–. ISBN 978-1-62513-171-3. 

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