Dance

bolshoi.ruSleeping Beauty (Spyashchaya Krasavitsa): Tchaikovsky’s ballet based on the fairy tale about an enchanted princess who is awakened by a prince’s kiss. Choreography by Marius Petipa, new editing by Yury Grigorovich. New scenography by Ezio Frigerio. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Thursday Friday, Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday the 17th at 6 p.m.

Dance Addresses

Thursday, March 14th 

FESTIVAL Diversion: "Piece a Vivre" by Anna Abalikhina and Ivan Yestegneyev and "I Solo Ment" by Ann Van den Broek: contemporary dance duets. Gogol Center. 8 p.m.

Les Noces. The Wedding (Svadebka) and "The Rite of Spring" (Vesna Svyashchennaya): Stravinsky's one-act ballets as staged by French choreographer Regis Obadia. Moskva Ballet production. Meyerhold Center. 8 p.m.

Sleeping Beauty (Spyashchaya Krasavitsa): Tchaikovsky's ballet based on the fairy tale about an enchanted princess who is awakened by a prince's kiss. Choreography by Marius Petipa, new editing by Yury Grigorovich. New scenography by Ezio Frigerio. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

Friday, March 15th

FESTIVAL Diversion: "De Anima": Virgilio Sieni's contemporary dance staging inspired by Aristotle and Picasso. Virgilio Sieni Company production. Gogol Center. 8 p.m.

NEW Sailors and Whores (Moryaki i Shlyukhi): Oleg Glushkov's contemporary dance staging. Fomenko Studio New Stage. 7 p.m.

Sleeping Beauty: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m.

Saturday, March 16th

FESTIVAL Diversion: "Punto di Fuga" (Tochka Skhoda): a contemporary dance piece. Joint production of the Dialogue Dance Company (Kostroma) and Zerogrammi (Italy). "Back": contemporary dance about, love, loss, memory, desire, intimacy, envy and alienation. Production of the Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative (South Africa). Gogol Center. 8 p.m.

Sleeping Beauty: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. Noon and 7 p.m.

Sunday, March 17th

FESTIVAL Diversion: "Through the Bottle Neck" (Skvoz Butylochnoye Gorlyshko): a contemporary dance piece by VerTe Dance Company (Czech Republic). "Back": contemporary dance about, love, loss, memory, desire, intimacy, envy and alienation. Production of the Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative (South Africa). Gogol Center. 8 p.m.

Sleeping Beauty: (See Thurs. listing.) Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 6 p.m.

Monday, March 18th

Don Quixote: A ballet by Minkus based on Cervantes' novel about the adventures of a country gentleman who has read too many chivalric romances. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Yauza Palace. 7 p.m.

Tuesday, March 19th

Don Quixote: (See Mon. listing.) Yauza Palace. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: The Wedding. Gereven: "The Wedding": Jiri Kylian's choreogrpahic scenes to Stravinsky's music. "Gereven": Radu Poklitaru's one-act ballet to music by Vladimir Nikolayev. Production of the Perm Ballet. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 20th

FESTIVAL Golden Mask: Towards Diaghilev: (V Storonu Dyagileva): "Monumentum pro Gesualdo" and "Kammermusik No. 2": George Balanchine's ballets to eponymous music respectively by Stravinsky and Hindemith. Also in program is Prokofiev's ballet "Chout" sometimes known as "The Buffoon." Production of the Perm Ballet. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

Sleeping Beauty (Spyashchaya Krasavitsa): Tchaikovsky's ballet performed by the Russian Artistic Ballet Company. Dom Muzyki Theater Hall. 7 p.m.

and Beyond...

MT PICK Complexions Contemporary Ballet in a show. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. March 21, 7 p.m.

Swan Lake (Lebedinoye Ozero): Tchaikovsky's ballet about a princess who is turned into a swan but regains her human form every night for a few hours. Features a collation of the classic choreographical versions. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Novaya Opera. March 21, 7 p.m.

NEW Mayerling: Kenneth MacMillan's neoclassical ballet based on the Mayerling Incident — the series of events leading to the apparent murder-suicide of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and his lover Baroness Mary Vetsera. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. March 22, 23 and 24, 7 p.m.

NEW Appartement (Kvartira): Mats Ek's contemporary dance piece to music by Fleshquartet. Also in program is the premiere of Stravinsky's one-act ballet "The Rite of Spring" (Vesna Svyashchennaya) choreographed by Tatyana Baganova. Bolshoi Theater New Stage. March 28, 29, 30 and 31, 7 p.m.

MT PICK Star Gala features Rolando Sarabia and Venus Villa, Noa D. Gelber and Katherina Markowskaja, Carlos Pinillos and Filipa de Castro, Marize Fumero, Yonah Acosta, Rubinald Pronk, Beatrice Knop, Dmitry Semionov, Marijn Rademaker and Maria Eichwald. Crocus City Hall. April 1, 7 p.m.

Camera: a contemporary dance piece choreographed by Ann Van den Broek. Moskva Ballet production. Meyerhold Center. April 5 and 6, 8 p.m.

NEW The Four Seasons (Vremena Goda): a music and dance composition performed by the Moskva Ballet and the Opus Posth Ensemble. Composer Vladimir Martynov, choreographers Kirill Simonov, Anastasia Kadrulyova and Artyom Ignatyev. Novaya Opera. April 25 and 26, 7 p.m.