St Petersburg, Mariinsky II

A Creative Workshop of Young Choreographers

Production Sponsor: Toshihiko Takahashi

XVIII International ballet festival MARIINSKY


Choreography by Yuri Smekalov
Music by Giovanni Bottesini
Production Designer: Yuri Smekalov
Costumes Designer: Nina Shterenberg
Video Designer: Sergey Rylko
Lighting Designer: Konstantin Binkin

Cast: Viktoria Tereshkina, Daria Ionova, Yuri Smekalov and artists of the Mariinsky Ballet
Featuring Ahan Meyerbekov (violin) and Maria Shilo (double bass)


Choreography by Dmitry Pimonov
Music by Georgs Pelēcis
Set and Costumes Design by Tatiana Parfionova
Lighting Designer: Konstantin Binkin

Cast: Alina Somova, Maria Khoreva, Yekaterina Osmolkina, Elena Yevseyeva, Andrei Yermakov, Victor Caixeta, Maxim Zyuzin, Yevgeny Konovalov, Konstantin Zverev, Xander Parish , Alexei Timofeyev


Choreography by Maxim Petrov
Music by Nils Frahm
Costumes Designer: Maxim Petrov
Video Designer: Sergey Rylko
Lighting Designer: Konstantin Binkin

Performed by Vasily Tkachenko

Choreography by Alexander Sergeev
Music by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Costumes Designer: Daria Pavlenko
Lighting Designer: Konstantin Binkin

Cast: Kristina Shapran, Anastasia Nuikina, Maria Shirinkina, Konstantin Zverev, Xander Parish, Alexei Timofeyev


Choreography by Vladimir Shklyarov and Alexander Chelidze
Music by Bhima Yunusov
Costumes Designer: Maria Manuilova
Lighting Designer: Igor Fomin

Performed by Vladimir Shklyarov


Choreography by Melanie Hamrick
Music by The Rolling Stones edited by Mick Jagger
Costumes Designer: Jane Hayward
Lighting Designer: Patrick Woodroffe
Assistant Choreographer: Joanna Defelice

Cast: Joaquin De Luz, Daniel Ulbricht (NYCB), Erica Pereira (NYCB), Igor Kolb, Melanie Hamrick, Roman Malyshev


Choreography by Ilya Zhivoi
Music by Ezio Bosso
Costumes Designer: Sofia Vartanian
Lighting Designer: Konstantin Binkin

Cast: Yekaterina Chebykina, Anastasia Asaben, Svetlana Tychina , Xander Parish , Roman Belyakov, Vasily Tkachenko

The premiere took place on August 5, 2018 on the stage of the Switzerland's Julier Tower theatre as part of the Origen Festival Cultural for which the ballet was created


The Mariinsky Orchestra
Conductor: Alexei Repnikov

About the Concert

The project Creative Workshop of Young Choreographers was set up at the Mariinsky Theatre several years ago. It is aimed at searching for new talents and new choreographic ideas as it gives the newcomers full freedom in choosing music, choreographic style and performers. In accordance with the initial regulations of the ballet company management, the best works presented at the Workshop are added to the Mariinsky Theatre repertoire. However, such a fate is not for all the compositions, therefore visiting the Workshop is a unique opportunity to become the first and, possibly, the only audience of new productions. This year the project brings on board new participants – favorite dancers with the public and foreign guests will try their hand at choreography. Also the regular participants of the project will present their new works.

Age category 6+

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