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.
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.
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.