First exhibition opened in Dobbert mansion after restoration

The mansion will house St. Petersburg ballet museum
20 July 2016
Sergey Konkov/TASS
The monument of wooden architecture of the 19th century - Dobbert mansion, St. Petersburg

Dobbert mansion in the center of St. Petersburg hosted the first exhibition after the restoration, according to the Russian Ministry of Culture. The exhibition is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the artistic director of the St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theatre Boris Eifman. The exposition covers nearly 50 years of his life.

The monument of wooden architecture of the XIX century will present installations, prepared by theater artists Yana Glushanok and Yuri Suchkov. Spatial-visual solutions will help visitor to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of choreographer’s aesthetic searches from the conception of conception of artistic design to finished product

The exhibition features sketches of costumes and scenery of the St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theatre, rehearsal and scenic photographs, posters, props, as well as personal belongings of Boris Eifman. Many of the exhibits are displayed for the first time.

In the future, Dobbert mansion will house St. Petersburg ballet museum.