The new choreographic version premiered on November 18, 2011.


Bolshoi Ballet official sponsor — NESTLÉ.

Libretto by Ivan Vsevolozhsky and Marius Petipa

Choreography: Marius Petipa
New choreographic version
: Yuri Grigorovich (2011)
Scenery: Ezio Frigerio
Music Director: Vassily Sinaisky
Costume Designer: Franca Squarciapino
Lighting Designer: Vinicio Cheli

Assistants to Designer: Leila Fteita, Oscar Cafaro
Assistant to Costume Designer: Laura Lo Surdo

A scene from the performance.
Alexei Loparevich as Catalabutte.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Shipulina as Lilac Fairy.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Maria Allash as Lilac Fairy.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Igor Tsvirko as Evil Fairy Carabosse.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Nina Kaptsova as Princess Aurora.
Denis Rodkin as Foreign Prince.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Barykina as the Queen.
Maria Alexandrova as Princess Aurora.
Andrei Sitnikov as King Florestan XIV.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
A scene from the performance.
Alexei Loparevich as Evil Fairy Carabosse.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Semyon Chudin as Prince Desire.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Maria Alexandrova as Princess Aurora.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Princess Aurora.
Dmitry Gudanov as Prince Desire.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Olga Smirnova as Lilac Fairy.
Semyon Chudin as Prince Desire.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Kristina Karasyova as the Queen.
Svetlana Zakharova as Princess Aurora.
David Hallberg as Prince Desire.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Artem Ovcharenko as Prince Desire.
Anna Nikulina as Princess Aurora.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Vladislav Lantratov as Blue Bird.
Kristina Kretova as Princess Florine.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Xenia Pchelkina as Little Red Riding Hood.
Anton Savichev as Grey Wolf.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Victoria Litvinova as White Pussycat.
Alexander Smoliyaninov as Puss in Boots.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Daria Khokhlova as Cinderella.
Karim Abdullin as Prince Fortune.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Evgenia Obraztsova as Princess Aurora.
Ruslan Skvortsov as Prince Desire.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Alexander Volchkov as Prince Desire.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Svetlana Zakharova as Princess Aurora.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Princess Aurora.
David Hallberg as Prince Desire.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.