The Snow Queen/King would later be featured in some subsequent productions, including Helgi Tomasson's for the San Francisco Ballet. Alexander Gorsky (1919) edit Choreography: Alexander Gorsky (after Petipa) Company: Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow Premiere: 1919 Russian choreographer Alexander Gorsky, who staged a production of The Nutcracker. 3 The tradition of performing the complete ballet at Christmas eventually spread to the rest of the United States. Since Vasili Vainonen 's 1934 version in Russia, and Balanchine's 1954 New York City Ballet production, many other choreographers have made their own versions. Petersburg (known as Leningrad during the Communist era) to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ballet 's premiere in 1992. In 1994, with sets and costumes first used in its 1954 revival, the Vainonen version was staged again, starring eu sou a lenda livro pdf Larissa Lezhnina as Masha, Victor Baranov. The first complete performance outside Russia took place in England in 1934, 3 staged by Nicholas Sergeyev after Petipa's original choreography. An abridged version of the ballet, performed by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, was staged in New York City in 1940 by Alexandra. The Nutcracker by Peter Wright for The Royal Ballet ( 2009 ) Although the original 1892. Marius Petipa production was not a success, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 's ballet The Nutcracker began to slowly enjoy worldwide popularity after Balanchine first staged his production of it in.