Favourites on stage
GET into the Christmas spirit this year with the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s production of The Nutcracker.
Based on Tchaikovsky’s 1895 ballet, the show tells the classic story of young Clara and her adventures in a world where dreams become reality.
It will be the first time the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre has visited Sydney. Founded in Russia in 1994, the theatre tours more than 200 times a year and features formally trained dancers from Russia’s Vaganova Ballet Academy.
The company will also present one of the world’s most well-known ballets, Swan Lake. For more details: st-petersburg-ballet.com. We are giving away 100 double passes to see the St Petersburg Ballet at the Lyric Theatre, Pyrmont on Saturday, December 24 at 11am. To enter visit newslocal.com.au and click on the competition tab. Select St Petersburg Ballet and follow the prompts. One entry per person. Closes on 5pm, October 24; winners drawn October 25; announcement on the NewsLocal competition page on October 26. Authorised under NSW Permit numbers LTPM-16-01009. For terms and conditions, visit newslocal.com.au
The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre, which features world-famous ballerina Irina Kolesnikova, will perform the Nutcracker and Swan Lake in Sydney in December.