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Ballet Beautiful

Classical Heritage exam at Vaganova Ballet Academy. April 2018. Olga Smirnova in the Bolshoi Ballet trailer. Dorothée Gilbert and István Simon performing a pas de deux from Manon(Paris Opera Ballet/Ballett Dortmund, 2018) Olga Smirnova in the Bolshoi Ballet trailer. Robyn Hendricks and Adam Bull rehearsing Suite en Blanc (The Australian Ballet, 2017) Olga Smirnova in […]

Ballet Beautiful

Ulyana Lopatkina and Igor Zelensky in the Diamond section of Jewels Dorothée Gilbert Le lac des cygnes photo: Julien Benhamou Aurélie Dupont Sylvia [source] Aurélie Dupont Olga Smirnova as Odile at the Mariinsky Aurélie Dupont Sylvia [source] Aurélie Dupont Katie – Barracas, Buenos Aires Bodysuit by wolfordfashion Aurélie Dupont Sylvia [source] Aurélie Dupont Sara Mearns and company in George Balanchine’s Serenade (NYCB, […]

Ballet Beautiful

Marianela Núñez as Medora and Vadim Muntagirov as Ali in Le Corsaire pas de deux, music by Riccardo Drigo, choreography by Marius Petipa.    Les Étoiles ballet gala by Daniele Cipriani Entertainment, shot January 20th and 21th 2019 in Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome. Photography: Jack Devant Uliana Lopatkina in Balanchine’s Diamonds at the Mariinsky Theatre […]

Ballet Beautiful

Dorothée Gilbert in rehearsal for Nureyev’s Swan Lake ph. Julien Benhamou Yuhui Choe, Fumi Kaneko and Elizabeth Harrod in Makarova’s La Bayadère ph. Bill Cooper Mayara Magri in rehearsal for Makarova’s La Bayadère ph. Bill Cooper Source:lovelyenpointe  Mathieu Ganio and Dorothée Gilbert in Nureyev’s the Nutcracker ph. Michel Lidvac Wayne McGregor, Yugen Leticia Stock ph. […]

Ballet Beautiful

Serenade    New York City Ballet   Oksana Skoryk: Giselle.   The Mariinsky Ballet   Olesya Novikova and Konstantin Zverev rehearsing Frederick Ashton’s Marguerite and Armand   © Svetlana Avvakum.    Oksana Skoryk: Giselle.   The Mariinsky Ballet   Nika Tskhvitaria  in The Awakening of Flora Olesha Novikova rehearsing Frederick Ashton’s Marguerite and Armand   © […]

Ballet Beautiful

Photographer Darian Volkova Uliana Lopatkina and Igor Zelensky in Diamonds.   Olga Smirnova, Prima Ballerina of The Bolshoi Ballet    Photographer Darian Volkova   Beyond gorgeous Ekaterina Osmolkina in Sleeping Beauty!  via:vaganova Uliana Lopatkina and Igor Zelensky in Diamonds. Yulia Stepanova   Oksana Skorik dancing Swan Lake     Olga Smirnova, Prima Ballerina of The […]

Elegant Life

“The moment was all; the moment was enough.”   — Virginia Woolf, The Waves         Model wearing a hat by Rose Valois and jewels Boucheron.    Photo by Georges Saad, 1962.   Gioia Guistino   ZsaZsa Bellagio Lambert Floral Studio “We shall not cease from exploration,     And the end of all […]

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 […]