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Ballet Beautiful

“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   Anastasia Lukina in […]

Ballet Beautiful

Ulyana Lopatkina and Danila Korsuntsev, Diamonds © Valeria Komissarova Anastasia Lukina in The Sleeping Beauty. Claire Teisseyre photo: Younsik Kim Marta Drastíková La Fille Mal Gardée rehearsal photo: Youn Sik Kim Anastasia Lukina in The Sleeping Beauty. Ariele Gomes and Damián Torío with Julio Boca Ballet Nacional Sodre, Uruguay Photo © Ari Dunski Ulyana Lopatkina, […]

Ballet Beautiful

Swan Lake, music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, libretto by Vladimir Begichev and Vasily Seltzer.   Choreography by Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Alexander Gorsky and Asaf Messerer revised by Mikhail Messerer, stage and costume design by Simon Virsaladze.    Conductor Igor Tomashevsky.     Mikhailovsky Theatre, St Petersburg. Photography: Jack Devant Oxana Kardash   Kremlin Gala 2018, shot in State Kremlin […]

Ballet Beautiful

Semperoper Ballett    Dresden Germany   Photography:@yoon6photo    Snow flurries in Seattle at Pacific Northwest Ballet  Exercices à la barre    Photography by yoon6photo The Sleeping Beauty    The Australian Ballet     Czech National Ballet   La Bayadere backstage   photo: Younsik Kim An Artistic Evening with Viktoria Tereshkina. Mariinsky Ballet Zara Bell, Ballet Dancer   […]

Ballet Beautiful

Evgenia Gonsales (Marlinsky) by: Yakovleva   Staatsballett Berlin    Berlin State Ballet, The Nutcracker   Photo by Bettina Stöß     Crystal Pite in rehearsal for The Seasons’ Canon with Paris Opera Ballet dancers Eve Grinsztajn, Alessio Carbone, Marie-Agnes Gillot, Ludmila Pagliero, and Vincent Chalet  Photo by Julien Benhamou via:13allerina Svetlana Zakharova as Marguerite Gautier and Edvin […]

Ballet Beautiful

Viktorina Kapitonova as Odette with Alexander Jones as Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, act 1 and 2 (Ballett Zürich). Music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, reconstruction by Alexei Ratmansky, costumes by Jérôme Kaplan. Shot on 23.6.2018 in Zurich Opera House (Opernhaus Zürich). Photography: Jack Devant Oksana Skorik via: goodgollymissmolly Ballett Zürich Photography: Jack […]

Ballet Beautiful

Another beautiful day of ballet, enjoy. 2016 Vaganova Ballet Academy graduate, Mariinsky ballerina, Maria Ilyushkina  photographed by Irina Yakovleva   Maria Khoreva in The Nutcracker. Maria Kochetkova (Мария Кочеткова) and Sebastian Kloborg in the Swimmer (Lolita), music by Tom Waits, Yuri Possokhov.  Dance Open 2017 Gala, shot 24.4.2017 in the Alexandrinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia. […]

Ballet Beautiful

Oksana Skoryk  Photography by:  Ira Yakovleva Sofia Ivanova Skoblikova and Daler Zaparov in ‘Satanella’ pas de deux Vaganova Ballet Academy graduation concert 2013. Paris Opera corps de ballet in Nureyev’s Swan Lake  Photo © Ann Ray Oksana Skoryk  Photography by:  Ira Yakovleva Sofia Ivanova Skoblikova and Daler Zaparov in ‘Satanella’ pas de deux Vaganova Ballet […]