The Nutcracker. Classical ballet with video effects "St. Petersburg Ballet" presents the play "The Nutcracker" Fantastic ballet based on the fairy tale by E.T.A. Hoffmann Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Libretto: Marius Petipa Choreography: Vasily Vainonen Digital scenery: Art-studio "Veter" Artist, director: Daria Kotyukh Artist: Tatyana Vasilyeva Video director: Stanislav Stepanov, Dmitry Yermolin Animated projections will decorate the walls of the Hermitage Theater and will complement the classic scenery and costumes. The fantastic music of Tchaikovsky and the skill of the ballet dancers will immerse you in a New Year's fairy tale and make you believe in miracles. We invite you to spend a winter evening with the whole family and enjoy the story of Masha and the Nutcracker in the festively decorated interiors of the Imperial Theater. At the Stahlbaums' house, guests gather for Christmas. On Christmas Eve, Drosselmeyer prepared wonderful Christmas gifts for the children - clockwork dolls, and for his goddaughter Marie he made a strange doll for cracking nuts - the Nutcracker. At night, the Nutcracker comes to life and turns into a handsome prince. In Marie's dream, the revived Nutcracker will have to fight the Mouse King, go on a fairytale journey with her, and turn into a handsome prince, with whom Marie will dance. The ballet is accompanied by the symphony orchestra "Olympic Orchestra" About the St. Petersburg Ballet: St. Petersburg Ballet under the direction of Dmitry Rudachenko is always excellent, professional quality of performance, magnificent costumes and scenery, lively energy of youth and delight. The team constantly performs at the leading theatrical and concert venues in St. Petersburg, is actively touring in Russia, Europe and China, the geography of the team's touring performances is huge. In addition to classical performances - "The Nutcracker", "Sleeping Beauty", "Swan Lake", "Giselle" and "Chopiniana", - the troupe's repertoire includes modern productions of young choreographers, the team holds a huge number of concerts with the participation of world-class ballet stars such as Vladimir Shklyarov , Victoria Tereshkina, Igor Kolb and many others. The St. Petersburg Ballet was founded in 2011 with the aim of introducing ballet connoisseurs around the world to young classical dance stars. The famous choreographer Nikolai Boyarchikov, People's Artist of Russia, professor at the St. Petersburg Conservatory, laureate of the State Prize and the Golden Soffit Prize, had a huge influence on the formation of the team. Now the troupe regularly performs on the stage of the Hermitage Theatre, the Theater. Komissarzhevskaya and other famous theater venues in St. Petersburg. The St. Petersburg Ballet is headed by a young and talented artistic director Dmitry Rudachenko. ARB graduate. Vaganova Dmitry worked as a leading soloist at the Maly Opera and Ballet Theater. Mussorgsky (now the Mikhailovsky Theatre). A few years ago, he began to prepare artists for international professional competitions and took up teaching activities. The director of the troupe is Dmitry Khotko, the teacher and tutor is Ekaterina Volkova-Arsentieva. The ensemble's repertoire includes classical performances of The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Giselle and Chopiniana. In addition, the St. Petersburg Ballet today releases modern productions by such young choreographers as Konstantin Keikhel, a laureate of international festivals. The permanent composition of the troupe is 70 artists. Among the leading soloists of the troupe are the subtle and lyrical star of the Mikhailovsky Theater, the brilliant Elena Kotsyubira and the expressive Honored Artist of Russia Margarita Rudina from the Yekaterinburg Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, who is distinguished by special artistry. "St. Petersburg Ballet" constantly cooperates with the Academy of Russian Ballet. Vaganova and the Perm Choreographic School, provides an opportunity to get stage practice for the most talented students and graduates.