The Georgian National Ballet has been represented by world's many
well-known impresarios and companies. The Georgian National Ballet
has appeared at the Albert Hall, The Coliseum, The Metropolitan Opera,
Madison Square, and dozens of famous venues. In 1967, La Scala welcomed
them - it is the first and the only time a folklore group was given
a chance to perform there. The curtain was lifted 14 times, a record.
(See the List of Impresarios and Geography
The costumes are designed by Simon (Soliko) Virsaladze
The founders' son Tengiz Sukhishvili
is the Artistic Director and General manager of The Georgian National
Ballet. His spouse Ms. Inga Tevzadze is also a former dancer, nowadays
ballet master. Iliko Sukhishvili Jr. is
a chief choreographer of the Georgian National Ballet today. Nino
Sukhishvili is a deputy-manager and costume designer. Three generations
of Sukhishvili family dedicated their lives to the Georgian National
The Georgian National Ballet has seventy dancers and a small orchestra.