The company was founded in 1998 under the direction of Carlo Pesta. It is the one of the most prestigious dance groups in Italy and has a wide repertoire, from classical to modern ballets. All artists are graduates of the best international schools and academies. The troupe tours extensively (France, Spain, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Russia, Morocco, etc.). The Milan Ballet is the first Italian troupe that danced at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow (1999), in 2011, the year of Italian culture in Russia, it was invited to participate in the Summer Ballet Seasons.