IMPERIAL RUSSIAN BALLET
"Imperial Russian Ballet" company was created in April of 1994 by soloist of Bolshoi Theatre Gedeminas Taranda on an iniciative of famouse russian ballerina Maija Plisetzkaya. She became a Honorable President of the company.
Many famous world wide Ballet Stars cooperated with the company:
Among them there are soloists of Bolshoi- Liudmila Semeniaka, E.Andriyenko, N.Pavlova, Yuri Posokhov (San Fransisco Ballet), T.Chernobrovkina and D. Zababurin (Stanislavsky Theatre Ballet), Patric Dupont (Grand Opera),Kumakawa (Covent Garden), D. Vishneva, Y. Makhalina, M.Kulik, F.Ruzhimatov, L.Kunakova, V. Samodurov (Maryinsky Theatre), A.Ratmansky, J.Aiupova and many others.
2019 - the anniversary year - 25 years of the "Imperial Russian Ballet" company.
The anniversary tour "25 years of the Imperial Russian Ballet" was successfully held in Spain, China, Brazil, Russia (Saint-Petersburg, Moscow, many other cities), Australia, New Zealand, Bulgaria. In the 2020-2021 season - new plans, new performances and new countries!
The artists of the company are graduates of the best ballet schools in Russia:
• The Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Moscow, Russia;
• Vaganova Ballet Academy, Saint-Petersburg, Russia;
• Perm State Ballet School, Perm, Russia.
General Director "Imperial Russian Ballet" company
• Honoured Worker of the Arts Industry of the Russian Federation
• Actor, choreographer, director, the legend of the Bolshoi Theater…
• The first performer of roles in ballets “The Golden Age” and “Raymonda” (choreographer Yuri Grigorovich)
• “Man of the Year “ 1997
• Badge of Honour “Silver Cross” for Religion, Culture and Science
• Knight of the Diaghilev Order (1st degree) for Contribution to the Development of Russian Culture
• Knight of the Order of St. Stanislaus (3rd degree) for Preservation & Revival of Russian Ballet Traditions
• President of the first Moscow International Festival of Ballet “Grand Pas”
• Olympic medal – Vancouver and London – For the Promotion of the Olympic Movement
Representation for international groups visitors for St.-Petersburg tours, Russia, Israel, Austria, Germany, Belgium, Malaysia, Korea, Japan, USA, Canada, Germany, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Vietnam, Thailand, Sweden, Denmark, Montenegro, Norway, Iceland, Ireland, Andorra, Panama, Morocco, Hong Kong, France, Nederland’s and other countries.