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Official sites of Russian theatres and companies
BOLSHOI THEATRE, MOSCOW
The official site of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow (in Russian and English).
MARYINSKY THEATRE, ST. PETERSBURG
The official site of the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg (in Russian and English).
MIKHAILOVSKY THEATRE, ST. PETERSBURG
The official site of the Mikhailovsky Theatre in St. Petersburg (in Russian and English).
STANISLAVSKY THEATRE, MOSCOW
The official site of the Stanislavisky Theatre (Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre) in Moscow (in Russian and English).
VAGANOVA ACADEMY, ST. PETERSBURG
The official site of the Vaganova Academy in St. Petersburg, providing among others actual information and a
historical survey of one of the most important ballet schools in the world (in Russian, English, and Japanese).
Russian ballet sites
Forum discussing all things ballet and opera in Russia, and abroad (in Russian).
SMALL BALLET ENCYCLOPEDIA
A Russian site in full expansion, containing librettos of ballets, biographies, photos and
everything you wanted to know about ballet (mainly in Russian, but not limited to the Russian dance world).
Russian dance magazines
The current version of the dance magazine "Sovietsky Ballet", founded in 1981. Online articles. In Russian and English.
Personal sites of Russian dancers
A site about one of the great ballerinas of today. Created and maintained by the Friends of
Nina Ananiashvili in New York.
STANISLAV BELYAEVSKY AND ANASTASIA DUNETS
Official site of Stanislav Belyaevsky and Anastasia Dunets, formerly with the Kirov, the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, now with the Finnish National Opera (in Russian and English).
Official site of Jurgita Dronina, former principal with Royal Swedish Ballet, now with Dutch National Ballet (Het Nationale Ballet).
A site devoted to the legendary Kirov ballerina Natalia Dudinskaya (in Russian and in English).
Official site of Mariinsky principal dancer Igor Kolb. Containing a biography and many photos (in Russian and English).
Official site of Vienna State Ballet ballerina Liudmila Konovalova (in Russian, German and English).
Official site of Mariinsky ballerina Uliana Lopatkina (in Russian).
ANASTASIA AND DENIS MATVIENKO
Official site of Mariinsky principals Anastasia and Denis Matvienko (in Russian and English).
RUDOLF NUREYEV FOUNDATION
Official website of Rudolf Nureyev Foundation, including a biography, interviews and photo galleries (in English and French).
Official website of Bolshoi ballerina Evgenia Obraztsova (in Russian and English).
Official website of Bolshoi principal Artem Ovcharenko (in Russian and English).
GALINA ULANOVA FOUNDATION
Official site of the Galina Ulanova Foundation, dedicated to the legendary Russian ballerina. Containing a biography and photos (in Russian and English).
Official site of the Mariinsky star ballerina. Containing a biography, performance and many photos (in Russian and in English).
Official site of the Mariinsky, now Bolshoi star ballerina. Containing a biography and many photos (in Russian and in English).
Special sites on ballet and dance
THE BALLERINA GALLERY
Site presenting some of the greatest ballerinas in photos and short biography.
International dance magazine (English, French, Italian).
An online newsletter for those who love ballet.
More than just the online supplement of
the Ballet Alert! and DanceView magazines, it is above all the place to be for anybody who cares
about ballet. It contains info about ballets, dancers, companies, hosts a ballet forum and plenty more.
The site about all things ballet and dance in the UK - and beyond. Includes among others a
monthly magazine section with interviews and reviews, a postings page for exchanging ideas, views
and questions with others.
The place for ballet, modern and all forms of performance dance. Includes a forum, reviews and interviews section.
International centre for Books, CDs, DVDs & Videos and Sheet Music on all forms of dance.
Dance International magazine brings its readers global coverage of both the classical and contemporary dance scenes, four times a year. Each issue features articles and images by some of the best writers and photographers in the business.
THE DANCING TIMES & DANCE TODAY!
The Dancing Times magazine, established since 1910, is devoted to all forms of performance dance — ballet, contemporary, historical, musical theatre. Dance Today! deals with all forms of social dance, from Sequence to Salsa.
Writers on dancing. An on line supplement to DanceView, reviewing dance in New York, the San Francisco Bay area, Washington, D.C. and the rest of the world.
French site offering the opportunity to discuss all things ballet and dance.
NOTE DI DANZA
Informative Italian dance site, presenting current events and dancers from around the world. (In Italian).
The most simple way to book theatre tickets (ballet, opera and folk-show) in St. Petersburg.
TICKETS OF RUSSIA
The ideal guide for your trip to St. Petersburg, providing information about hotels, museums, events, and theatres.
Includes online tickets booking facilities for the Maryinsky and other theatres in St. Petersburg.
IN THE NAME OF AUGUSTE VESTRIS
A site set up to encourage informed debate over the technique and aesthetics of classical ballet.
YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX
Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) is the only student ballet competition in America which awards scholarships to the leading dance schools in the U.S. and abroad.
Bel Air Classiques, video editor of ballet on DVD
Video edition on Bluray and DVD of the latest European Ballet shows (Bolshoi, Mariinsky, Opéra de Paris)
Bel Air Media, production of video ballet
French video company recording live ballet shows for television.