St Petersburg Ballet Theatre

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Anna Podlesnaya as Clara and Andrei Stelmakhov as Nutcracker Prince in a St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre 2007 production of The Nutcracker.

The St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre was founded in 1994 by Russian entrepreneur Konstantin Tachkin, 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, Anna Podlesnaya, Dmitri Akulinin, Andrei Stelmakhov, Olga Ovchinnikova and Oleg Harutkin.


Swan Lake Sleeping Beauty Nutcracker La Bayadere Don Quixote


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