From January 18 to 29 the shooting of the screen ballet Tchaikovsky. PRO et CONTRA will take place at the St. Petersburg DK Lensoveta. Boris Eifman will be the Production Director.
In 2017 Eifman Ballet celebrates its 40th anniversary. A series of events in the second half of the 2016–2017 season will be dedicated to this date. We present an overview of the Company’s creative plans for January–July 2017.
Last Saturday, December 10, Eifman Ballet completed its London tour started on December 6 at the London Coliseum. The Company presented the ballet Up & Down for the first time in the British capital. London demanding audience lapped up Boris Eifman’s new work.
On November 7 the theatre Walk of Fame was opened at the Pionerskaya Square (St. Petersburg) in front of the Bryantsev Youth Theatre. The ceremony became the solemn introduction to the Golden Soffit laureates awarding that was held on the same evening. The first two stars were laid as a sign of respect to Boris Eifman and Lev Dodin.
On November 7 the Golden Soffit awards ceremony took place at the Bryantsev Youth Theatre in St. Petersburg. Boris Eifman, Eifman Ballet soloist Lyubov Andreyeva and the Company dancers performing in the ballet Tchaikovsky. PRO et CONTRA received this top theatre award of St. Petersburg.