8 — 9 June
8500 — 15000
Prix Benois de la Danse is an international ballet award, also referred to as the Ballet Oscars. The ceremony is held every year, celebrating the previous year's most outstanding achievements in choreography.
The Bolshoi Theater will host a gala concert of for Benoit de la Danse 2020–2021 nominees, as well as the award ceremony. The participants include 10 leading classical and modern ensembles from all over the world: the Bolshoi Theater of Russia, the Paris Opera Ballet, the UK Royal Ballet, New York City Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet (USA), Netherlands Dance Theater, the Bavarian State Ballet, the Shanghai Ballet Company, the Dresden-Frankfurt Dance Company, and the Semperoper Ballett.
On the second day of the festival, the public will be able to see performances by the previous Prix winners. The program represents a variety of styles and movements in the art of dance.
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