The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre continues it world tour and comes to Johannesburg this September with prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova. Tickets are now on sale to the company’s limited seats at the Teatro at Montecasino where it will present two full-length Tchaikovsky favourites – the immortal Swan Lake and, festive treat, The Nutcracker.

Founded by Konstantin Tachkin in 1994, the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre is renowned globally not just for its beautiful Vaganova trained dancers but also for its stunning, grand, full-length productions. The sparkling jewel in the company’s crown is their prima ballerina, the internationally acclaimed, Irina Kolesnikova who is considered a prima ballerina assoluta by top critics. The company travels internationally complete with breathtaking scenery and magnificent costumes.