His first choreography in the Bolshoi was Footballer in and the last was Spartacus in Since the early s, he staged acrobatic parades on Red Square and finally came up with the idea of establishing the Theatre of Folk Art. In , Vyacheslav Molotov put him in charge of the new dance company, which has since been known as the Moiseyev Ballet.
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Your belief in the power of music to heal and transform makes our work possible. The ensemble, honored as Russia's official "State Academic Ensemble of Popular Dance," has captivated international audiences for decades with its peerless technical brilliance and exuberant evocations of traditional dances. At the heart of the group's success is the genius of its visionary artistic director, choreographer, and founder, Igor Moiseyev. The Company's origin can be traced back to , when Moiseyev, then Ballet Master and a former principal dancer and choreographer of the Bolshoi Ballet, was asked by the Soviet government to organize the first Festival of National Dance. As a student, Moiseyev had traversed the country on foot during his free time, immersing himself in the study of Russian folklore, and in the treasury of songs, dances, customs, traditions, and festivals belonging to the national cultures that then comprised the Soviet Union.
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It's an all-ages affair, and one that shouldn't be missed. History of ballet Igor Moiseyev state academic ensemble of popular dance was established in as a first professional folk dancing company in the world. Its founder is an outstanding Russian ballet-master and choreographer Igor Moiseyev.
The order condemned those who surrendered to the enemy and those soldiers and commanders were treated as traitors and enemies of the people. Previous day Next day. Born at the beginning of the last century, Igor Moiseyev became a legend in the world of dance. The feast of music and color he brought to the stage left none indifferent. Widely acclaimed as the greatest 20th century choreographer of folk dance, he invented a revolutionary synthesis of classical ballet and ethnic dance.