Sevastopol Academic Dance Theatre is the first and the only dance theater in the world, whose work is based on the vocabulary of ballroom dance. It has become representative card not only for Sevastopol and the Crimea, but for the whole Ukraine.
Sevastopol Dance Theater was established on the basis of the sport dance club "Victoria" in 1999, by National Artist of Ukraine, Honored Worker of Culture of Ukraine, Honored Worker of Arts of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Elizarov Vadim Albertovich. SDC "Victoria" is a twelvefold champion of Ukraine, the silver medalist of the German Open Championship, the finalist of World and European championships, the last champion of the USSR.
The team of Sevastopol Dance Theater has won with his art to Germany, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Norway, Austria, Holland, Poland, Czech Republic, Russia, Hungary, Lithuania, Turkey, Israel, Canada, China, and Cyprus.
Performances in the famous concert halls in the world became a great creative victories:
1999, Germany, "Friedrichstadt Palace" The program "Fantastic"
2001, France, Cannes festival palace, Opening of the Days of Russian Culture in France. Chairman of the festival known Russian director Nikita Mikhalkov gave the highest rating skill Sevastopol artists.
2002, Russia, Moskow, Hall of Columns of the House of Unions at the personal invitation of the Mayor of Moscow Yuri Luzhkov.
2003, Russia, Moskow, State Central Concert Hall "Russia" at the personal invitation of Prefect North-East District Irina Raber.
2009, Ukraine, Kiev, Palace "Ukraine", as part of the reporting concert of the Crimea and Sevastopol
2009, Ukraine, Kiev, Palace "Ukraine", special extraordinary concert of the Sevastopol Dance Theatre where the theater was awarded the honorary title of "Academic" by presidential decree..
Memorable event was a concert in May 2003 for the president of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma and the president of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
The tours of the theatre took place in the cities of Ukraine and Crimea: Berdyansk, Dnepropetrovsk, Dneprodzerzhinsk, Donetsk, Energodar, Gorlovka, Kerch, Kiev, Kharkiv, Kherson, Kramatorsk, Lviv, Lugansk, Mariupol, Odessa, Simferopol, Yalta, Yuzhnoukrainsk, and Zaporozhye.
The troupe consists of fifty great dance masters who can win the hearts of viewers. In the troupe today:
- Owners of the World Cup, Champions of Ukraine, Honored Artists of Ukraine Alexander Elizarov and Natalia Ivanova.
- The winners of international competitions, Honored Artists of Ukraine Fedor Pilipenko and Jana Tihenko;
- Honored Artists of Ukraine;
- Honored Artists of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea;
- State award winners of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea;
All performances of the theater is all about the sublime of love, relations between two divine principles - man and women. Repertoire of the Sebastopol Dance Theatre consists of colorful fascinating shows - "Carmen", "Love Story", "Favorites", "Argentine Tango", «Notre-Dame de Paris», «My fair lady», «Cabaret".
And performances for children - "Christmas Field of Miracles", "Nutcracker," "Cinderella," "The Adventures of Bremen Musicians," "The Snow Queen," "Ali Baba", "Flying Ship," "Pinocchio."
Premiered in 2011 – brand new dance show "Broadway" that provide viewers new numbers based on the world famous musicals, including "Chicago", "Romeo and Juliet," "West Side Story," "Beauty and the Beast," "Copacabana" and others. A separate dance theme of the new show will be the characters of the legendary personalities of the world music, as Frank Sinatra and Michael Jackson.
Ability to create magnificent show by any composition of the dancers at any stage and high mobility are doing Sevastopol Academic Dance Theatre the preferred partner for promoters and artistic agencies.