One day before the opening of the DANCE OPEN festival. In Alexandrinsky Theatre the last preparations are in process. April 23 the celebrated Emperor Stage of former Russian capital will host an unusual guest: Compexions Contemporary Ballet, a celebrated New York company.
This year young ballet students coming to St.Petersburg from 13 countries will profit from the classes of 10 coaches, among whom one may notice legends of Russian choreography, trainers of Mariinsky Ballet, and prominent stars of Russian and international ballet stage.
On April 23 at 12.00 at the Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg, Nevsky I Hall, the press-conference dedicated to the XIII DANCE OPEN International Ballet Festival will be held and, in particular, the events of the OFF-program of the Festival will be revealed by the participants.
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.