International casting

At the Academy named after Vaganova was the international casting “the Ballet of the future.” This is a unique project for dancers, which has no analogues in Russia and CIS countries, informs GTRK “Saint-Petersburg”.

the Organizers received over a hundred applications from around the world. The jury included renowned masters, among them Nikolai Tsiskaridze, Yuri Fateyev, Andrian Fadeev, as well as heads of ballet companies from Poland, Sweden, Finland and many other countries. The author of the project “Ballet of the future” Denis Matvienko, Prime Minister of the Mariinsky theatre, wanted to hold an international casting for a long time.

In Europe, where such event, if translated literally, is called “ballet audition”, experts have long find artists for theaters that way. In Russia, this practice is still a novelty.

how was your first ballet audition in Russia, in the program “culture news”: it will air today, January 15, at 15.00, on the channel “Culture”.

Text: GTRK “Saint-Petersburg”