Aliya Tanykpayeva and Dmitry Timofeev (Hungarian National Ballet) in Le Corsaire, Pas d’esclave, music by Adolphe Adam, choreography by Marius Petipa. TIBC 2018, Tallinn International Ballet Competition. Shot in Estonian National Opera on 26.3.2018.
Aliya Tanykpayeva is Prima Ballerina, Étoile with Hungarian State Ballet. She was born in kazakhstan and trained in Almaty National Ballet Academy. Previous theatres: State Ballet Company, Almaty (1999-2001) – principal
Imperial Russian Ballet (2001-2005) – principal; Wiener Staatsoper (2005-2009) – principal; Opernhaus Zürich (2009-2011) – principal.
Dmitry Timofeev (Rus Дмитрий Тимофеев, born 1989) is Principal with Hungarian State Ballet. He was trained in Vaganova Academy and worked also with Croatian National Theatre, 2009–2013 as a principal and The Israel Ballet, 2008-2009.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Tallinn International Ballet Competition, special thanks to Dmitry Tkachenko.