Alicia Amatriain and Jason Reilly in Punk Love

Alicia Amatriain and Jason Reilly in Punk Love, music Stephan Boehme, choreography by Eric Gauthier. Shot at Gala Dance Open 2016 on 25.4.2016 in Alexandrinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia.

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Alicia Amatrian and Jason Reilly in Punk Love

Alicia Amatrian and Jason Reilly in Punk Love

Alicia Amatrian and Jason Reilly in Punk Love

Alicia Amatrian and Jason Reilly in Punk Love

Alicia Amatrian and Jason Reilly in Punk Love

Alicia Amatrian and Jason Reilly in Punk Love

Alicia Amatrian and Jason Reilly in Punk Love

Alicia Amatrian and Jason Reilly in Punk Love

Check out all pieces from Gala Dance Open 2016

Alicia Amatriain is a Principal Dancer with Stuttgart Ballet. She was born in San Sebastian, Spain, where she received her first ballet training. She subsequently attended the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart and graduated in 1998. Alicia joined the Stuttgart Ballet as an apprentice in 1998. One year later she was taken into the Stuttgart Ballet’s Corps de ballet. In 2000 she was promoted to Demi Soloist and in 2002 to Principal Dancer.

Jason Reilly is a Principal Dancer with Stuttgart Ballet. He was born in Toronto, Canada, where he was trained at the National Ballet School Toronto. During his time as student he already danced in ballets such as The Nutcracker and Pastorale. After his graduation in 1997 he joined the Stuttgart Ballet. In 2000/2001 he was promoted to Demi Soloist, one season later to Soloist. Since the season 2003/04 he has been dancing as Principal Dancer.

Stephan Boehme is one of today’s most sought out directors of classical music video. After his studies in classical music, he performed as a professional orchestra musician for several years. Today, he is a film-maker, specializing in music-related film productions, and also enjoys composing music for film, ballet, and for various other stage works. Mr. Boehme lives to combine his passion for both film and music, in order to create emotionally outstanding and artistic projects.

Eric Gauthier (born 1977 in Montreal ) is a Canadian dancer and choreographer, Living and Working currently in Stuttgart. Eric Gauthier studied dance at the Grands Ballets Canadiens in Montreal and then at the National Ballet School in Toronto. In 1995 he became a student at the National Ballet of Canada under the direction of Reid Anderson. In 1996, Anderson as artistic director for the Stuttgart Ballet and invited Gauthier to the Stuttgart Ballet. He was appointed to solo dancer in 2002. His debut as a choreographer was Gauthier 2005 program Young Choreographers.

Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Dance Open, special thanks to Ekaterina Galanova and Adelia Mukhamedzhanova.

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