Ballet Imperial: The designs

22 April 2014 | By Behind Ballet

The gasp-worthy Mariinsky-blue tutus of Ballet Imperial are some of the most beautiful costumes in our repertoire. Take a peek inside our “costume bible” at Hugh Colman’s designs, which capture the pomp and luxury of the Russian imperial court.

See George Balanchine’s homage to his homeland as part of our Imperial Suite program, from 2 May in Sydney and from 20 June in Melbourne. Buy tickets