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Ballet Beautiful :Svetlana Zakharova

SVETLANA ZAKHAROVA People’s Artist of Russia, laureate of the Russian state prize, prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, étoile of La Scala, Svetlana Zakharova was born in Lutsk (Ukraine). At the age of 10 she entered the Kiev Choreography School. Having spend six years in the class of Valeria Sulegina, she took part […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Noughtlux – Study of details after “Vase of Flowers” by Jan van Huijsum Portrait of Madame Brunet 1861 to 1863, Édouard Manet. Tássia Bianchini, Co-fluências – 2016 Oil pastel and acrylics on paper 21,5 x 37 cm / 8″ x 14″ Details of Portrait of Madame Brunet 1861 to 1863, Édouard Manet. […]

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  Yevgenia Obraztsova in Symphony in C (Bolshoi Ballet) Svetlana Zakharova (Bolshoi Ballet) in ‘Giselle’ at the Mariinsky Festival Photos (c) Alexander Neff (NeffFoto). The Australian Ballet in rehearsal for Swan Lake [x] © Rodrigo Buas Ekaterina Krysanova in Alexei Ratmansky’s Romeo and Juliet at the Bolshoi Theatre Yelena Lytkina in Paquita (Novosibirsk Ballet) The Australian […]

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Alèna Grivninâ Bolshoi Ballet Academy  Photography: Daria Chenikova Svetlana Zakharova and Ekaterina Shipulina Paris Opera Ballet artists in Nureyev’s Don Quixote.  Photography: El Beweging Olga Smirnova in Jewels. Ana Turazashvili Photography: Darian Volkova via:bllottes Ellison Ballet Summer Intensive Marianela Nunez as Giselle.  The Royal Ballet  Photography: Maria-Helena Buckley Olga Smirnova in Jewels. Juliet Burnett Photography: Kate Longley Olga […]

Ballet Beautiful

*  “You’ll learn, as you get older, that rules are made to be broken.  Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it.  Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path. Laugh in the face of adversity, and leap before […]

Ballet Beautiful

Swan Lake (Mariinsky Ballet) Source: bailarinas.eu Butler Ballet dancer photographed by Rachel Neville    Olga Smirnova and Vladislav Lantratov   via:goodgolly     Madeleine Eastoe and Andrew Killian rehearsing Art to Sky (The Australian Ballet, 2014)   Source: facebook.com   Olga Smirnova and Vladislav Lantratov   via:goodgolly Maria Shirinkina and David Hallberg in Scotch Symphony (Mariinsky Ballet, […]

Ballet Beautiful

Evgenia Obraztsova and Artemy Belyakov in Romeo and Juliet.  Bolshoi Theatre    Photography: Fatima Okhtova     “Dance like no one is watching.     Sing like no one is listening.    Love like you’ve never been hurt and live like it’s Heaven on Earth.”   – Mark Twain     Evgenia Obraztsova in Ballet Imperial Paris […]

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Alina Somova as Odette © Sasha Gouliaev Source:ladyscandal  Sarah Lamb and Steven McRae in rehearsal for Mayerling Photo: Andrej Uspenski Mathilde Froustey in La Bayadere Source:lamefreek  Dorothée Gilbert Les Joyaux – Emerauds rehearsal photo Julien Benhamou Tyler Angle and Rebecca Krohn in La Valse (NYCB) Alina Somova as Odette © Sasha Gouliaev Yuan Yuan Tan, […]