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A History of Russian Theatre This Is The First Comprehensive History Of Russian Theater In English Since The Fall Of Communism Written By An International Team Of Experts, The Book Brings Together The Fruits Of Recent Research Into All Areas Of Russian Theater History Of Particular Interest Will Be The Chapters Written By Senior Russian Academics The History Covers The Whole Range Of Russian Dramatic Experience, From Puppet Theater To Ballet And Grand Opera A Key Feature Of The History Is The Collection Of Rare Photographs, Some Published For The First Time, Chronicling The Development Of Russian Theater.

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    In order to give a precise definition of what art is, it is most important that we should avid regarding art as pleasure, and look at it instead as one of the necessities of human life If we take this view of art, we cannot help but see that it is a way of communicating between people Leo Tolstoy, What is Art Victor Borovsky, The Organization of the Russian Theatre 1645 1763 pp.41 56p.48 The rise of the Russian ballet school dates from the time of Empress Anna Ioannovna 1730 40 , whose court was exceptionally splendid and brilliant p.49 The foreign companies at court most commonly staged an opera combined with a ballet, on a historical or a mythological theme, showing the achievements of gods or the nobility, and extolling beneficent monarchs These performances would be decked out with ornate sets and elaborate stage effects In the middle of the eighteenth century, the dominant aesthetic theory in the Russian theatre was that of classicism Victor Borovsky, The Emergence of the Russian Theatre 1763 1800 pp.57 85p.59 The Russian State Theatre, founded in 1756, gave performances mainly for the court and nobility In addition, for the ordinary people of St Petersburg, there were folk theatres narodnye teary Andy Adamson, The Russian Imperial Ballet pp.182...

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    to finish.Chapter on theatre post communism was greatincludes discussion of black box theatre, degradation of theatre after decimation of censorship and infiltration of western influences, Mark Zakharov s public burning of his communist card, etc.