MCB aesthetics is the preservation of the Russian ballet traditions, combining the purity of choreographic pattern and the virtuoso technique with intense spiritual life on stage and deep dramatic solution of the role. One of the features of the company is a strong corps de ballet.
The company includes 50 young dancers, graduates of Moscow, Leningrad, Perm, Kiev, and Almaty Choreographic Schools. Some of them had worked for famous theaters, but attracted by a new idea, joined the new company. The performances of the "young stars" (MCB's nickname) at different times involved world-class soloists: Nadezhda Pavlova, Yuri Posokhov, Tatiana Terekhova, Lyudmila Semenyaka.
The first tour of the theater took place in Seoul in 1989. After that, the company went on tour to Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Japan, Belgium, Germany, Israel, Egypt, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Portugal, the Philippines, Singapore, the United States and other countries. The UK was the country the theater visited most of all: in 2014 it opened it's 25th season there, having played its 3830th performance in the country. In total, the theater has produced 10 ballets and played a total of over 20,000 performances.
MCB has repeatedly taken part in "The Summer Ballet Seasons", and this year it returned to the project again. In August 2016 Russian Academic Youth Theater will show the classic performances of The Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Giselle, The Nutcracker, Cinderella, and Romeo and Juliet choreographed by Victor Smirnov-Golovanov.