Russian Ballet: Its style, influence and development in Indonesia

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This research aims to explore the influence of Russian ballet style in developing ballet culture in Indonesia. Using Joseph S Nye’s soft power theory (2011) and Geoffrey Hasking’s theory (1997) on Rusification, the research argues that social and political situations in Indonesia and Russia to some extend have influenced development of ballet in Indonesia. This research mainly based on a qualitative sources, conducted by using interview technique and literature review. The results of study proves that the spreading of ballet in Indonesia has been affected by development of social and political relationships between Indonesia and Russia from Old Order era until the era of reformation in Indonesia
Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Review of Humanities Studies
Publication statusPublished - 2020


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