Direct from Russia, the Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg at OCPAC
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The last date listed for Direct From Russia was Sunday June 5, 2005 / 2:00pm (Program B).
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“Astonishing…classical ballet with an entirely new dimension.” —Chicago Sun Times
One of today’s most original and adventurous choreographers, Boris Eifman has intrigued audiences around the world with his imaginative story ballets, taking dance to its highest level of expressiveness. A product of the grand Russian ballet tradition, Eifman uses his Russian heritage and classical training to create compellingly original dramas. Eifman’s signature approach utilizes brilliant dance to reach the emotional heart of a story, finding new insights and nuances along the way. He not only creates thrillingly theatrical tales, but also helps develop a new type of dance artist, dancer/actors who use the solid foundation of impeccable classical ballet training as a launching pad for innovative, modern choreography and bold storytelling.Program A: May 31, June 1 & 2 at 8:00 p.m. Don Juan and Moliere
- Boris Eifman / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Hector BerliozProgram B: June 3 & 4 at 8:00 p.m. and June 4 & 5 at 2:00 p.m. Red Giselle
- Boris Eifman / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Alfred Schnittke, Georges Bizet, Walter Donaldson, Horst Aelermann, Bert Loska – Stefan Laube and Adolphe Adam – Boris Asafiev