Saint Petersburg State Academic Yacobson Ballet Theatre

This unique company preserves the heritage of one of the great choreographers of the 20th century – Leonid Yacobson. The theatre venerates tradition, and carefully transmits all the nuances of Yacobson’s choreography to new generations.

The company’s performances appear on St. Petersburg’s greatest stages, and the company tours extensively and regularly participates in international festivals. The company is well received across the globe, in countries including Japan, the USA, Mexico, Italy, Spain, and Croatia among others. Among its many awards are the Golden Mask National Theatre Award and the Zolotoy Sofit, St. Petersburg’s highest theatre honour.