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The Moscow Ballet of Classical Choreography “La Classique” was founded in 1990 by the Union of Theatre Activists of the USSR. From the very beginning the artist and designer Elik Melikov was invited to lead this company as General and Artistic Director.

The core of the company was composed by the dancers from the leading theatres of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Perm, Saratov and other cities of Russia and the CIS countries.

The company repertoire includes the pearls of classical ballets: “The Swan Lake”, “The Nutcracker”, “The Sleeping Beauty”, “La Bayadere”, “Romeo and Juliette”, “Giselle”, “Don Quixote” as well as many other productions.

In the course of years a great many star dancers, choreographers and trainers were performing and cooperating with “La Classique”. Among them were: Nadezhda Pavlova, Lyubov Kunakova, Aleksandr Bogatyryov, Liudmila Semenyaka, Nikolai Yeremenko,  Alla Mikhalchenko, Nina Semizorova, Irina Pyatkina, Ruslan Pronin, Nikita Dolgushin, Prokofiev, Serge Manget and many others.

Always in demand, Moscow Ballet “La Classique” keeps on thrilling the ballet lovers with the successful tours around Italy, Morocco, Spain, Egypt, Austria, Norway, Taiwan, China, France, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, New Zealand and the UK, etc.



This year awarded the honorary state pension

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Shalin Andrey Smirnov Dmitry Novikova Evgenia Zingel Yana Olyunina Irina This year awarded the honorary state pension This year, as part of the Ballet Theater of Classical Choreography, the right...

The troupe of the Ballet Theatre of Classical Choreography with great success completed a tour of Australia and New Zealand

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The troupe of Ballet has completed tours in Australia and New Zealand 14 may 2017 in Tauranga (New Zealand) with great success was completed the annual tour of the ballet...


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Again at the opening of Hobart's - sold out! .That is the best reward for us!


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THANKS LINDA, MANAGER DUBBO THEATRE, FOR PASSING THESE AUDIENCE COMMENTS ON TO US..... "I thought it was one of the best performances I have ever seen. Dancing was brilliant and...

The company begins a great tour around Australia and New Zealand. The first performance is on March 11 in Caloundra city (on the east coast of Australia)

The company will perform one of its best productions — «Swan Lake»

The State company Moscow Ballet LA CLASSIQUE under the guidance of Elik Melikov will perform one of the pearls of Tchaikovsky’s  so called trio ballets – “Swan Lake” (trio consists of the ballets “The Nutcracker”, “Sleeping Beauty” and “Swan Lake”); choreography by Marius Petipa. Highly professional dancing, divine music, lavish stage decorations and costumes together with sophisticated lighting design never fail to impress audience.

More than 48 performances will be held on the stages of the largest cities in Australia:

  • Caloundra
  • Maryborough
  • Rockhampton
  • Newcastle
  • Albany
  • Adelaide
  • Bendigo

And many others…

Viewers of New Zealand will also be able to see the performances of our theater.

In late April and early May the theater will show them on the stages of such cities as:

  • Wellington
  • Auckland
  • Nelson  

and many others…
More information on the schedule of performances and cities you can find on our page