Theatre is primarily known for its ballet "The Nutcracker" performed exceptionally by children
St. Petersburg State Children's Ballet Theatre was founded in 1992, by artists of Mariinsky Theatre (teachers - graduates of the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet). The theater has about 100 children, aged 9 to 17 years. Theater has studio of classical ballet. In the studio recruited children 7 to 8 years, and children who already have a choreographic training. Apart from its private stage, the performances are held on the different city's sites: Hermatage Theatre, Lensovet Street and Musical Comedy Theatre. The theatre's repertoire includes six two-act classical ballets and Rossini class-concert.
Small theater artists also danced at the Mariinsky Theatre in the ballet "Swan Lake" with Maya Plisetskaya