Page last updated at 09:48 GMT, Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Raising the curtain on the Mariinsky Theatre

Advertisement

St Petersburg is home to the highly prestigious Mariinsky Theatre which in its long history has welcomed all the great names in ballet. From Pavlova and Diaghilev, to Nijinsky and Baryshnikov.

Fast Track has had a privileged peek behind the scenes at one of the most famous theatres in the world.

Get in touch with Fast Track via e-mail or Facebook.

Watch Fast Track on the BBC World News channel on Saturdays at 03:30, 13:30 and 18:30 GMT or Sundays at 06:30 GMT.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific