The Impressive Imperial Russian Ballet And It’s History

imperial russian ballet

Let us take a look at the impressive history surrounding the Imperial Russian Ballet. Even though ballet was or may have been invented in Italy and France initially, one can definitely say that this beautiful art form was refined and invigorated in Russia. Ballet developed and evolved in the 18th century in Moscow and St. … Read more

Marius Petipa And The Imperial Russian Ballet

Marius Petipa

I always enjoy researching and finding out the history of dance and Marius Petipa (1818 – 1910) and The Imperial Russian Ballet come up so often in my reading that I thought that it only fitting to write a bit about him. Marius Petipa is the colossus of nineteenth-century ballet. Other choreographers may well have … Read more