Ballet Beautiful

“Dancing is creating a sculpture that is visible only for a moment.” 

― Erol Ozan

Bolshoi Ballet – Swans – Photo by Ekaterina Lyzhigna

Ballerina Alisa Sodoleva in Grand Pas Classique -Mikhailovsky Theatre

Photo by Gene Schiavone

Ballerina Katya Oleynik – Photo by Guido Sancilio Photography

“It [ballet] projects a fragile kind of strength and a certain inflexible precision.” 

― Ayn Rand

Ballerina Sue Jin Kang – Stuttgart Ballet

as Juliet in “Romeo & Juliet“ of Kenneth McMillan

Ballerina – Royal Ballet school of Antwerp – Photo by Jim De Block

Ballerina Sarah Lamb in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

 Photo by Alice Pennefather

Rocío Alemán – © Carlos Quezada

“The Second Detail” choreography by William Forsythe, Stuttgarter Ballet

Ballerina Nao Sakuma in Swan Lake – Birmingham Royal Ballet

Photo by Bill Cooper

“There are those who dance the notes, and those who dance the music.” 

― Eva Ibbotson, A Company of Swans

Tamara Rojo and Irek Mukhamedov in rehearsals.

 © Laurent Liotardo

Ballerina Ekaterina Shipulina – Bolshoi Ballet

Swan Lake – Corps de Ballet – Alberta Ballet

 Photo by Paul McGrath

Ballerina Olesya Novikova – Mariinsky Ballet – Photo by © Sw

“You have to love dancing to stick to it. 

It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, no poems to be printed and sold, nothing but that single fleeting moment when you feel alive.


― Merce Cunningham

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