Aliya Tanykpayeva and Dmitry Timofeev in Romeo and Juliet Pas de deux, music by Sergei Prokofiev, choreography by László Seregi. Weltstar Gala, shot in Volkstheater Vienna on 29.10.2017.
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.
Photos by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Kourlaev & Esina Production GmbH special thanks to Kirill Kourlaev.