Today, on March 24, The final round of II all-Russia "Russian Ballet" contest for young dancers will take place on The Bolshoi New stage.
27 students and graduates from ballet schools from 11 regions of Russia passed eliminatory round and will take part in the final. Everyone will present routine from classical repertoire - solo or duet. The laureate will get the opportunity of internship at one of 4 leading Russian theatres: The Bolshoi, Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre, Mariinsky or Mikhaylovsky.
The president of the jury is People's Artist of the USSR, the author of almost all the classic ballets productions in the Bolshoi repertoire, great choreographer Yury Grigorovich. The star jury members are The Bolshoi Ballet Manager Galina Stepanenko, Rector of the Vaganova Academy Nikolay Tsiskaridze, ballet-masters Mikhail Lavrovsky and Boris Eifman.