The theatre opened in 1935. largely financed by M. Gorky and F. Chaliapin, and was called the Gorkovskiy Opera and Ballet Theatre named after A. Pushkin. In 1990 it was renamed the Nizhniy Novgorod State Academic Theatre.
The ballet company was created in 1935 and a choreographic school was established in 1993. The Nizhniy Novgorod State Academic Theatre now specializes in classical ballet and opera.
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