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The Russian State Ballet of Siberia

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia has established itself as one of Russia’s leading ballet companies and has built an international reputation for delivering performances of outstanding quality and depth. The soloists and corps de ballet never fail to delight with their breath-taking physical ability.

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia are delighted to be returning to the Edinburgh Playhouse in March  2018, and for the first time, will be bringing Cinderella to the Playhouse. For the 2018 season, the Company will merge traditional and digital worlds with an imaginative staging set against an ever-changing colourful backdrop, sprinkled with magical special effects.

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo And Juliet Ballet

Tuesday 20 March at 7.30pm

Shakespeare’s tale of primal passion and timeless tragedy is brought to life by Prokofiev’s soaring score, set in bustling Renaissance Verona and with an emotionally charged choreography that befits the world’s greatest love story. Cinderella – Wednesday 21 March at 7.30pm


Cinderella Ballet

Wednesday 21 March at 7.30pm

The world’s favourite rags to riches fairy-tale where dreams can come true is a magical mix of Prokofiev’s energetic score, lively choreography and colourful costumes. Whilst her mad/bad stepmother and her ill-mannered daughters prepare for the Royal Ball, graceful Cinderella can only dream of dancing with the dashing Prince. Later that evening, her rags become a glittering gown and she is swept magically to the Ball.

The Snow Maiden

Snow Maiden Ballet

Thursday 22 March at 7.30pm

Protected from the outside world by Father Frost, the exquisite Snow Maiden plays innocently amongst the dancing snowflakes in the enchanted Land of Frost. Based on a traditional folk-tale, set in the snow covered landscape of rural Russia, this seasonal sparkler follows the Snow Maiden as she dances into the human world.

Swan Lake

Swan Lake Ballet

Friday 23 March at 7.30pm, Saturday 24 March at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

The greatest romantic ballet of all time is brought to life by Tchaikovsky’s haunting and unforgettable score. From the impressive splendour of the Palace ballroom to the moon-lit lake where swans glide in perfect formation, this compelling tale of tragic romance has it all.

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