N. 249 - September / October 2014

Mariinsky: so typically ‘Petersburg’, yet so global
It is a shrine of classical ballet as we know it today, and the custodian of a glorious
school, but now also a brand name of global ballet. Concurrently with the regular
season of its two Petersburg theatres, the Ballet of the Mariinsky Theatre splits itself in
two and tours the world. Its recent season at London’ s Covent Garden raises the
problem of what the consequences of this policy of the company’s purity myth could be

4 Calendar

19 News

28 Festival de Ballet de Cali

30 Cover : Mariinsky Ballet

36 On Stage :

  • Nicolas Le Riche – Opéra de Paris
  • San Francisco Ballet
  • Cie Mau – Lemi Ponifasio
  • Cie Octavio de la Roza
  • Emanuel Gat Dance
  • Cie Julie Nioche
  • Eastman – Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
  • Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo
  • Carolyn Carlson
  • Martha Graham Dance Company
  • Système Castafiore
  • Zero Visibility Corp
  • English National Ballet
  • GM Ballet

47 Dance Open, St Petersburg

49 Multimedia : TV, Web, Dvd,

52 On TV

54 Photo Gallery

Ballet2000 n. September / October 2014

Xander Parish, Mariinsky Ballet, Apollo