The UGA Performing Arts Center will present the State Ballet Theatre of Russia in its Tchaikovsky Spectacular Jan. 11-12 at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre. The unique program, featuring lavish sets and costumes, will include highlights from Tchaikovsky’s three most popular ballets, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty.
Tickets for the State Ballet Theatre of Russia performance are $55-$65 and are discounted for UGA students. Tickets can be purchased at the UGA Performing Arts Center box office, online at pac.uga.edu or by calling 706-542-4400.
The State Ballet Theatre of Russia was founded in 2004 under the auspices of the late Maya Plissetskaya, the internationally renowned dancer and former prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre Ballet. Based in Moscow, where it is known as The New Russian Ballet, the company has performed around the world on tours throughout Europe, Japan, Israel, Morocco, India, Canada and the U.S.