Historic Ballet and Great Russian Nutcracker images
Moscow Ballet first presented the Great Russian Nutcracker in 1993. It was choreographed by Stanislav Vlasov and included a Dove of Peace transporting Masha and…
Before their premier as the two-person Dove of Peace in 2012, Elena Petrichenko and Sergey Chumakov danced as Masha and The Nutcracker Prince respectively in Moscow Ballet's early years. The couple went on to perfect the acclaimed acro-ballet choreography of the Moor Dolls, Arabian Variation and Dove of Peace roles, which remain favorites among audience members of the Great Russian Nutcracker.