Project
First position. Russian ballet

Category
Best Implemented Project of Temporary or Permanent Museum Exposition

About the project
On February 22 through May 21, 2023, the exhibition FIRST POSITION. THE RUSSIAN BALLET took place in the Manege exhibition center, designed by Planet9 and ROSIZO and supported by the President’s Foundation for Culture Initiatives.

The show was a travel through the history of the ballet dance in Russia, which included 1,000+ exhibits from 46 Russian museums, archives, and libraries. The exhibition hall comprised 8 dedicated areas, covering three centuries of the Russian ballet through the history of the country and the prism of the cultural, political, and scientific revolutions.  Besides the exhibits related to ballet directly, the visitors were showcased paintings by Vrubel and Serebryakova, personal costumes and ballet shoes once owned by the top ballet dancers, posters, old videos and photos.

Location
St. Petersburg, Russia

Project implementation year
2023

Extra visual materials
https://disk.yandex.ru/i/Vdd7shny-e43JA

https://disk.yandex.ru/d/dMrtXd8ZY6JReQ

Applicant
Manege, St. Petersburg, Russia

Authors of the project
Anna Yalova, Director of Manege, and Agnia Sterligova, CEO, Planet9 Bureau

Project status
Implemented

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