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The sensational Mariinsky Ballet has not only upheld the traditions of this amazing form of performing arts but has provided the blueprint for excellence is making its return. To remain in the spotlight and be the focal point of how a ballet should be done for so long is nothing short if incredible. This is classical entertainment at its mesmerizing best and you can be a part of it by simply buying Mariinsky Ballet tickets.

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The Mariinsky Ballet comes from Russia and its roots can be traced all the way back to the late 1738’s. The first dance school in the country was formed in 1738 and that is what provided the base that led to the conception and eventual formation of this wonderful ballet. The name of the dance school was The Imperial Theatre School which was officially formed on 4th May, 1738. Jean-Baptiste Lande became the first director of the institution. The main idea behind the creation of the school was to hone the skills of young and aspiring performers to kick start Russia’s first ever ballet organization. The first batch consisted of a dozen boys and the same number of girls that were brought to create what is now known as the Mariinsky Ballet.
 
During those early years the ballet took its name from the dance school to be called the Imperial Russian Ballet. The hard work put in by everyone concerned started to pay off soon enough as some of the biggest names in ballet were brought on to take it to the next level. The legendary Father of Classical Ballet, Marius Petipa became a rage in Russia and the world over. That led him to taking the reigns as the chief choreographer of the dance school. The influence Marius had over ballets and his repertoire made him the ideal candidate for this prestigious post. Post Russian Revolution, the school and the ballet were shut down by the new regime as being symbols of the Tsarists. After a few years on the sidelines they were both resurrected. The ballet was given a new lease of life as the Soviet Ballet which was followed by the school being opened as the Leningrad State Choreographic School.
 
The name was changed to Kirov Ballet in 1934 following the assassination of Sergey Kirov. When the communist regime ended both the ballet and its opera organizations were connected with the sensational Mariinsky Theatre. That arrangement led to the ballet being given its current name, the Mariinsky Ballet. The opera was also named the Mariinsky Opera. Now both are looked after and run by the theatre. Even after more than two and a half centuries, the ballet is still regarded as one of the most important in the world. All the spectacles that form the part of its history in particular and ballet folklore in general give it a very special place. It now has over two hundred performers and a back-up troupe. Over the years it has broadened its horizon to go and perform in various counties at some of the biggest arenas in the world. What has kept it at head of the queue of the best ballets in the world for centuries is the constant evolution that has been brought into its acts by the people responsible.
 
Every performance by the Mariinsky Ballet is something unique and special. The essence of what makes it such a special historical institution can be felt and seen by what they put on stage for the fans to experience.  It takes something out of this world to remain as important as the ballet has been for more than two and a half centuries. From the early days of its incarnation to promote youngsters to this day where it is now regarded among the greatest of all time, it has more than played its part in making ballets such a stunning experience. This is your chance to buy Mariinsky Ballet tickets to watch the spectacle unfold right in front of you.

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