Ballet has been performed in Latvia by the Latvian
National Ballet Company, since the first performance in 1922.
Latvia’s Ballet is fast getting an excellent reputation around the
world. Ballet stars like Milchail Barishnikov, Aleksandr Godunov and
Maris Liepa have helped to take the Latvian ballet to the
Elza Leimane was born in 1984 and graduated from the
Riga Choreography School in 2001. She has since won many
competitions, performed on many world stages and is considered one of
Latvia’s greatest ballerinas.
Elza comes from a very talented famil...
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