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Ballet Beautiful

NIJINSKY   Renata Shakirova and Philipp Stepin in The Sleeping Beauty    Mariinsky Ballet Sarah Lamb   Photo: Rick Guest.       Renata Shakirova in The Sleeping Beauty    Mariinsky Ballet   Vaslav Nijinsky (12 March 1889/1890 – 8 April 1950)  Russian ballet dancer and choreographer of Polish descent, cited as the greatest male […]

Ballet Beautiful

    “The purpose of art is higher than art.    What we are really interested in are masterpieces of humanity.”     -Alonzo King- Prima ballerina of the Mariinsky Theatre Oksana Skorik.   Swan, revived at the Hermitage   Swan backstage from shooting for “PRO Dance” magazine.   Photographer Mark Olich Maria Khoreva in […]

Ballet Beautiful

The Australian Ballet in rehearsal for Swan Lake [x] Oksana Skorik, La Bayadere.   Photos by Ira Yakoleva. Agnès Letestu in Swan Lake   Paris Opera Ballet Houston Ballet corps in Serenade The Australian Ballet in rehearsal for Swan Lake [x] Paquita    Oksana Skoryk    June 24.2018 Mariinsky Theatre Evgenia Obraztsova and David Hallberg rehearsing Onegin […]

Ballet Beautiful

Photo by Sofig Reina Sawai [x] The charming Anna Rebetskaya as Russian Bride in Bolshoi’s Swan Lake Photo by Ekaterina Vladimirova Ekaterina Maximova and Vladimir Vasiliev Bolshoi photo archives Ekaterina Krysanova in Alexei Ratmansky’s Romeo and Juliet at the Bolshoi Theatre via:zsazsabellagio Ana Turazashvili in the Bolshoi’s Coppélia. (x) Don Quixote with Cynthia Harvey and […]

Ballet Beautiful

Ekaterina Krysanova in The Taming of the Shrew at the Grimaldi Forum Photo by Alice Blangero Svetlana Zakharova – Inner [x] Yanina Parienko as a Polish Bride in Bolshoi’s Swan Lake Photo via @dalballeto on Instagram Maria Khoreva photography: Darian Volkova “I am not what happend to me.  I am what I choose to become.” […]

Ballet Beautiful

Eleonora Sevenard  photography:  Darian Volkova Bolshoi Ballet Academy via:ballerina Chandra Kuykendall and Luis Valdes rehearsing Domenico Luciano’s Attraversiamo with the choreographer (Colorado Ballet, 2016) Source: coloradoballet.blogspot.co.nz Oksana Skorik and Philipp Stepin in Sylvia. via:goodgolly Eifman Ballet in Boris Eifman’s Red Giselle (Красная Жизель), Alexandrinsky Theatre Photo by Mark Olich Bolshoi Ballet Academy via:ballerina Ulyana Lopatkina as […]

Cool Factor: Water Dance

  Underwater Choreography Performed in the World’s Deepest Pool by Julie Gautier   via:thisiscolossal     AMA is a short film performed and directed by deep sea diver and underwater filmmaker Julie Gautier.      The work follows Gautier through several uninterrupted minutes of underwater choreography, gracefully performed in the world’s deepest pool near Venice, Italy.      She […]

Ballet Beautiful

Tutu Tuesday: Tutu luggage. nationalballet  Yevgenia Obraztsova rehearsing Romeo and Juliet  Mariinsky Ballet Olga Smirnova in Jewels. Vaganova Ballet Academy, performing Balanchine’s Raymonda. Alessandra Ferri in rehearsal for Woolf Works.  Photo: © ROH Tristram Kenton The Pharaoh’s Daughter   Source:balletomaneassoluta  Valentina Ivanova Source:vaganova-blog  vaganova-blog Olga Smirnova in Jewels. Svetlana Zakharova’s Dying Swan photo: Maria Helena […]