The St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre was founded in 1994 by Russian entrepreneur Konstantin Tachkin, for the purpose of delivering classical Russian ballet to audiences worldwide. They tour extensively, including return visits to Great Britain and South Africa and Grinnell, Iowa. This company is made up mostly of graduates from the famous Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg.
The principal dancers include Irina Kolesnikova, Anna Podlesnaya, Dmitri Akulinin, Andrei Stelmakhov, Olga Ovchinnikova and Oleg Harutkin. [source wikipedia]