Bolshoi Ballet

Since 2014, BY Experience has distributed the Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema season to cinemas and performing arts centers across North America. Each season features impeccable classicism and daring new works.

$9 student tickets are available at the Amherst Cinema box office (not online).


Please note that, starting in January 2020, Bolshoi programs will start at 12:00 instead of 12:30.

Based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s story, The Nutcracker is one of the greatest classics in the world. With iconic music by Tchaikovsky, and enchanting sets and costumes, this beautiful tale explores the universal themes of love, power and evil.  
Sun, 12/22
Raymonda is betrothed to Jean de Brienne, a gallant knight who pledged to go on a crusade led by the King of Hungary. When her beloved leaves, Abderakhman, a foreign knight, makes a bid for the hand of Raymonda and threatens her fate when she rejects him.
Sun, 1/12
The young peasant girl Giselle dies of a broken heart when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the Wilis, vengeful spirits of jilted brides who condemn Albrecht to dance until he dies of exhaustion.  
Sun, 3/1