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.
Larissa Lezhnina, principal dancer with Dutch National Ballet, finishes her career with the company by performing in «Hans van Manen. Master of Movement» at the DANCE OPEN Festival. It is symbolic that having started her career in Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet, she closes also in St. Petersburg.
Marat Shemiunov well-known in the ballet world as a talented and charismatic principal of the Mikhailovsky Theater will reveal his absolutely unexpected talent. His exhibition «The Arabesque» will be shown within the off-program of the 13th season of DANCE OPEN
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.