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The time has come when You don’t need to go to Paris anymore to see a spectacular show in the most famous Cabarets on earth. The Russian show ballet “Bize Lizu” from the heart of St. Petersburg, with their show “Cabaret Butterfly”, now brings it to You!


“Bize Lizu” is a group of extremely talented and gifted young dancers that share and intoxicate the audience with their energy like no other. They have entertained around the world including performing the famous “Kankan” in Paris and ever since have been compared to the famous French Cabaret “Moulin Rouge”.
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Here is what some of our viewers think about the show:

“Dancers were amazing, professional and out of this world beautiful. Costumes were immaculate. We all enjoyed the show.”

“Thanks a lot 4 making this show in Malta, was really beautiful 2 see.”

“Well done for everything. Dancers gave a bloody fantastic performance. Well done.”

“It was absolutely fantastic! Beautiful costumes and very artistic performances! All very well done!”


“It’s like a bottle of expensive French perfume, in which each component is marked by excellence.”East_RL00siGmjbE

The Ballet “Bize Lizu” was created by Ivan Koklyushkin in the spring of 1997. The first performance of his dancing cast took place on 20th December 1997. Since then this date is assumed to be the birthday of Bize Lizu.


Bize Lizu has a unique, to a degree incomparable, style from other dance performances. Every step is done with professional care. Their performance blends together acting, choreography, meticulous costume detail and well thought through individual plots. Thanks to its unique attributes, the ballet has enjoyed a phenomenal success with its public.
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For the founder and current artistic director of the group Ivan Koklyushkin the success of the ballet represents the fulfillment of a dream. He has proved that determination and unrelenting work yields artistic success.


Show ballet dancing is normally staged as a backdrop to a celebrity performance. Ivan Koklyushkin through his talent and creativity has transformed it into a main staged event. He started with short choreographed performances which already then had an underlying plot. He evolved his production into a real play like performances of ballet dance.Dandelions


With years of success behind him, a number of Russian and international celebrities and directors turn to Ivan Koklyushkin for help with the choreography and casting of their dance programs.


In 2001 for the first time the ballet Bize Lizu worked together with the world famous performer Dana International. From 2001 thereon Bize Lizu has been actively touring around the world. They were met with ovations in the USA, Israel, Finland, France, Malta, Switzerland, Sweden and Estonia for Tallink & Sillja Line Group .

In the course of Bize Lizu’s history, Ivan Koklyushkin created eight distinct solo programs. Release of the program named “Seduction” became an important and long awaited event for a large number of the ballet’s loyal fans. The program includes all new dance numbers. The name, in of itself, is intriguing. The concept of beauty is the central theme of the new production. Love is also present in every scene. The audience will see fifteen new scenes cleverly interconnected. The show is filed with enchanting music. But let us not tell you all the secrets of the program. Some things can not be described, they must be seen.
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“The night in Paris”, “French Kiss” – these programs were created in 2008. Ivan Koklyushkin and Bize Lizu stand out because they always produce something different, original, unique and possessing individual character. They consistently exhibit high professionalism in performing artistic, choreographic and technical compositions. Bize Lizu is not a classical ballet. Very much like in classical ballet, however, the sequence of scenes is connected throughout the performance. At times the connection is provided by a presenter; at other times the underlying theme is strong enough to establish an implicit connection of its own.
Bize Lizu is a sensuous ballet filed with finesse and grace.
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In a word, Bize Lizu is a ballet of feelings, grace and artistic beauty. It is a ballet of life that is love and hate, passion and betrayal. Without those intense emotions our life might be too plane, perhaps even boring.


There are about 40 numbers in the repertoire.


25 professional dancers work in ballet troupe.

Since the summer of 2009 BIZE LIZU is the Resident of Theater on Kolomenskaya str., 43, St-Petersburg and You may see it in regular program “Cabaret Butterfly”.