The Russian National Ballet Foundation


The Russian National Ballet Foundation (Rossiyski Nationalni Ballet Fond) was founded in 1993 in Moscow as a charitable organization with the purpose of promoting the traditional art of the Russian classical ballet and providing aesthetic education.

Its creation was supported by such prominent Russian organizations as the Moscow Actors' Charitable Foundation under the guidance of Galina Ulanova and the Stanislavsky and Nemorovich-Danchenko Moscow Musical Theater. Its touring company, known as Russian Classical Ballet in
North America, has toured the world and earned a reputation for the unsurpassed quality of its performances. It's esteemed director, Valery Lantratov, who holds the title "People's Artist of Russia," and assistant Director Rinat Arifulin, soloist with the Bolshoi Ballet, will produce a repertory especially tailored to the North American market.

The touring company draws from
Russia's finest theaters including the Bolshoi, Marinsky, Kremlin Ballet and the K.S. Stanislavski and V.L. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko.  The Russian National Ballet Foundation's performances are distinguished by their adherence to the great Russian ballet tradition with its unparalleled technical beauty and artistry and the dramatic use of scenic shapes.

In addition to performance tours, the Russian National Ballet Foundation and Double V Promotions do extensive educational outreach and are able to provide guest artists from the Bolshoi and other
Moscow theaters, and master teachers from the Moscow Choreographic School and The National Academy of Theatrical Arts (GITIS) in Moscow.  

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