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.
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.
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.
The Gala of worldwide renowned ballet stars, included in the final program of the Cultural Olympiad "Sochi 2014", became absolutely bright unforgettable event in the vast agenda of Bilateral UK-Russia Year of Culture 2014. Memorable experience for all the participants!