Imperial Russian Ballet Co presents

A Festival of Russian Ballet

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australia in a ballet extravaganza!

08 Oct – 10 Oct

Following their sell-out performances of Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australia.  This diverse and stunning programme in three awe-inspiring acts is proudly presented by Russian Ballet Ltd.

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company have performed this three-hour ballet extravaganza all around the world, thrilling audiences and impressing critics. This stunning and diverse programme consists of an eclectic mix ranging from the magnificent  Don Quixote and the dramatic Bolero to the beautiful Giselle and Dying Swan.  

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company was formed in 1994 by the Bolshoi Theatre soloist, Gediminas Taranda.  The cast of 40 elite dancers and support staff will travel to Australia in October & November 2017.

ACT 1 - Don Quixote
Don Quixote, a retired gentleman travels the roads of Spain searching for glory and grand adventure.

Duration: 60 minutes. Intermission: 20 minutes

ACT 2 - Bolero
Bolero is a striking and dramatic ballet and is regarded as one of world music’s masterpieces.

Duration: 20 minutes. Intermission: 15 minutes

ACT 3 - Highlights from the world's great ballets
Including Giselle, Carmen, The Dying Swan and Le Corsaire, Gopak and Can Can Surprise

Duration: 45 minutes total

Suitable for all ages. 
Audience Warnings: Fog/smoke effects

“Bold, Brave Russians. In a night that overflows with all things ballet, you can't help be swept up by the sheer panache of the Imperial Russian Ballet Company dancers." - The West Australian


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Venue Information

Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, IMB Theatre


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Adult: $92
Child U13: $72
Student: $82
Con Pen/Sen: $82
Group 8+: $82

(Tickets booked online or by phone incur a $6.90 fee per transaction.)

Performance Times
General Public:
Sun 8 Oct 2pm
Mon 9 Oct 8pm
Tue 10 Oct 8pm

Running Time
Approx. 2 hrs 50 mins(incl 2 intervals)

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