Classical ballet theatre "ART-da" was founded in 2005 under the direction of Valentin Grishenko. Necessity in a young and perspective theatre with the potential both in classical and contemporary choreography was the reason of this troupe creation. "Talent and devotion to the classical Russian ballet traditions" is the motto and the main goal of this theatre. One of the principles is a continual search of new form in choreograph, discovering new directions in choreographic art.
Basis of the repertoire are such masterpieces of world ballet as "Giselle", "Romeo and Juliette", "Les Sylphides", "Cinderella", "Swan lake", "Nutccracker" etc.
Deep characters which were created be great masters such as M. Petipa, A. Gorskiy, L.Ivanov, G.Perrault, G. Coralli are still urgent and attract the audience.
Nowadays the troupe contains more than 40 artists, graduates from the strongest choreography schools from Moscow, St.Petersburg, Perm, Novosibirsk, Kiev etc.
The soloists of this troupe are Denis Karakashev, Yuriy Kalinin, Svetlana Smirnova, Tatiana Korneva, Daria Demchenko, Ekaterina Pervushina, Oleg Salchev. They danced at the world famous theaters in France, England, Italy, Spain, USA, Japan etc.
In our performances took part Irina Handagevskaya, Kirill Safin, Tatiana Tkachenko, Dmitri Petrov – all stars of the world classic ballets, laureates and participants of the international contests, who conquered stages all over the world.
Every year the audience form Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin and North America could watch the shows of this theatre.