ALEXANDRINSKY THEATRE - THE KEY PARTNER OF THE XIIITH DANCE OPEN SEASON
For the first time of the Festival history all the concerts and performances will be held on the same stage: Aleхandrinsky agreed to become «home»of DANCE OPEN. It’s a great honor, as well as a keen pleasure to cooperate with a professional team of the theatre for us.
Architectural pride of Petersburg, luxurious auditorium, superbly equipped stage – Alexandrinsky theatre is a place with more than bicentenary history, associated with great names of Russian culture. It’s esteemed to be the honor for any artist to perform in Alexandrinsky theater. We sincerely appreciate the openness and willingness to cooperate of Aleksandrinsky Theatre. The whole week from April, 23 through April, 28, in this sanctuary of Melpomene Terpsichore will reign.
The subject matter of the XIIIth DANCE OPEN season is a contemporary choreography quiet consonant to the present-day concept of Alexandrinsky Theatre. Valery Fokin, the artistic director of the theatre, as well as choreographers participating in the festival, tend to find the balance of tradition and innovativeness. Moreover, as it was marked Alexandrinsky Theatre and DANCE OPEN are likened by their relatively close approach to the artistic process witch can be defined as simultaneous coexistence of prime classical ballet masterpieces, dare experimental projects and educational programs.