Academic Theatre «Kyiv Modern-Ballet» (Communal institution «Theatrical and entertainment institution of culture Academic Theatre «Kyiv Modern-Ballet»)
It is a Ukrainian Theatre of modern choreography, conceived as an author's, where the repertoire and artistic priorities are determined by productions of one choreographer; The Theatre appeals to the formation of a creative laboratory of modern dance: bold experiments, original reading of world-famous theatrical plots, updating and enriching the form and vocabulary of modern dance.
October 25, 2006
«Kyiv Modern-Ballet» was created on October 25, 2006 by the Radu Poklitaru for the initiative and with the full financial support of the well-known Ukrainian philanthropist Volodymyr Filippov. The first composition of the ballet dancers was made up of 16 young dancers.
The first production of the Theatre is «Carmen.TV», a ballet in two series (premiere on October 25, 2006, Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theatre). For the debut performance the Theatre received at once two awards «Kyiv Pectoral» - in nominations «The best performance of the year» and «The best work of the choreographer».
From 2009 to 2017
The theatre was a part of the Kyiv Municipal Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre for Children and Youth.
From December 27, 2017
«Kyiv Modern-Ballet» functions as a separate unit, the full name Communal institution «Theatrical and entertainment institution of culture Academic Theatre «Kyiv Modern-Ballet».
The Theatre consists of 23 artists.
During the period of existence of the Theatre «Kiev Modern-Ballet» - 16 single-act and 5 full-length ballets were created. The Theatre received 5 «Kyiv Pectoral» awards for the best performances of the year.