Olga Guardia de Smoak, a former Secretary with CID/UNESCO, Artsitic advisor to the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Panama and one of the most respected figures of the international ballet community is coming to St. Petersburg for DANCE OPEN Festival for the second time - now as a guest.
Legendary ballerina Natalia Makarova was not only the founder of DANCE OPEN ballet festival, but since the establishment of DANCE OPEN Award she had been the Chairman of the International Jury. This year the chairmanship would be deputed to Hans van Manen no less legendary by the way.
All seats for Dutch National Ballet and Dance Open Gala were booked four weeks after the official ticket sale rollout. Today, 20 days before the release date of the Festival, 90% of tickets are sold out and it's already full houses for Dutch National Ballet and Dance Open Gala.
Within the DANCE OPEN off-program events, BOUCHERON and DANCE OPEN present Megan Virtanen’s a famous fashion historian lecture “Boucheron: history and dance” that will took place on April, 25 (Friday) at 15.00 in Alexandrinsky Theatre.