The name Moscow Ballet has commonly been applied to a number of different ballet companies, these include the:
Moscow Ballet (United States), A Russian ballet company. The Moscow Ballet tours annually in the United States with its Great Russian Nutcracker production.
The Bolshoi Ballet, based in Moscow in Russia has often been referred to generically as “The Moscow Ballet”
A Russian company known as Ballet Moskva (“Ballet Moscow”).
A “Moscow Ballet”, founded in 1979, gained publicity in 1987 when a dancer, Andrei Ustinov, defected during the company’s first U.S. tour. Its artistic director is Vyacheslav Gordeyev, previously of the Bolshoi Ballet. Its 1987 tour was seen by an estimated 150,000 people.