Bolshoi Ballet in HD

A Jacob's Pillow & Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Co-Presentation

The Mahaiwe presents Bolshoi Ballet In Cinema. The 2019-20 season boasts impeccable classicism and daring performances by this legendary company, and each screening features a pre-screening talk by Jacob's Pillow Scholars-in-Residence.


Jan 26

In this brand-new production of Giselle, world renowned choreographer Alexei Ratmansky brings a fresh perspective to one of the oldest and greatest works of classical dance, giving the audience an opportunity to discover this iconic ballet anew. Ratmansky’s new production of Giselle was singled out as a Critic’s Pick in The New York Times, noting that it “makes us see the ballet anew.”

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Swan Lake

Feb 23

Tchaikovsky’s essential masterpiece returns for a live broadcast of the most-beloved ballet in the classical canon. Technically challenging and filled with vibrant emotion, with a stunning and world-famous corps de ballet in perfect unison, the legendary love story between Prince Siegfried and the dual personalities Odette/Odile, born at the Bolshoi Theatre, is a must-see.

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Romeo and Juliet


The star-crossed lovers’ tragic fate inspired Prokofiev’s remarkable cinematic score, from the delicate theme of Juliet to the ominous Dance of the Knights. Bolshoi stars Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov wholly embody the two eternal lovers in Alexei Ratmansky’s stunning evocation of love at first sight.

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Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty to the three dance schools that had forged his style, each represented by a contrasting gemstone. Jewels offers a unique occasion to enjoy the genius of choreographer’s visually captivating work performed by some of the world’s most dazzling dancers in a live broadcast to cinemas.

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