Saint Petersburg State Ballet on Ice Performs in Rio this Week

For the first time on Brazilian stages, the Russian dance company will present Tchaikovsky's "The Sleeping Beauty" and Prokofiev's "Cinderela" in Barra da Tijuca.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Thursday, April 12th, the Saint Petersburg State Ballet on Ice will be opening a short season at Teatro Bradesco Rio, in Barra da Tijuca. The Russian company will debut on a Carioca stage with classic ballet spectacles, like "Cinderella" and "The Sleeping Beauty," they will be running until Sunday, April 15th.

Founded in 1967, originally as the Leningrad State Ballet on Ice, by choreographer Konstantin Boyarsky, the Saint Petersburg State Ballet on Ice was born from the notorious tradition of the Saint Petersburg school of Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?