18 July 2015, Saturday
This fall the new season "Bolshoi Ballet" project, that has become one of the most impostant TV-events back in 2012, starts on Kultura TV.
14 dancers from 6 biggest musical theatres in Russia will take part in the competition:
The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia: Daria Khokhlova and Igot Tsvirko;
Mariinsky Theatre: Renata Shakirova and Kimin Kim, Nadezhda Batoeva and Ernest Latypov;
Mikhaylovsky Theatre: Anastasia Soboleva and Victor Lebedev;
Krasnoyarsky State Opera and Ballet Theatre: Ekaterina Bulgutova and Yury Kudryavtsev;
Perm Academical Opera and Ballet Theatre named after P.I.Tchaikovsky: Inna Bilash and Nikita Chetverikov;
Tatarsky Academical State Opera and Ballet Theatre named after M.Dzhalil: Midori Terada and Koya Okava.
The significant part of the project will be dedicated to modern choreography: from Frederick Ashto, Kenneth MacMillan and Roland Petit to the top choreographers of XXI century, like Wayne McGregor, Jean-Christophe Maillot, Angelin PreljoСЃaj, Edwaard Liang, Alastair Marriott. Choreographers Ihsan Rustem, Ivan Perez, Marco Goecke, Vaclav Kunesh, Edward Klug, Vyacheslav Samodurov, yury Possokhov, Marina Kesler, Artem Ignatiev and Anastasia Kadruleva, Anton Pimonov collaborate with the project as well.
The professional jury will consist of world ballet stars - Brigitte Lefevre, Xiao Hua, Vladiir Vasiliev, Lyudmila Semenyaka, Farukh Ruzimatov, Natalia Osipova, Eugenia Obraztsov and other outstanding masters.
Ilze Liepa and Andrejs ЕЅagars will be the hosts.