Anastasia Matvienko and Denis Matvienko in The Great Gatsby first date duet from act 1. Music by Konstantin Meladze, choreography by Dwight Rhoden. Shot during 28.10.2014 World Premiere in Plaza Ukraine, Kiev.
The Great Gatsby — is a choreographic show, uniting classical ballet, contemporary dance and cinematography. The main concept of The Great Gatsby is to go beyond the confines of already existing genres and create an absolutely new trend that’s not constrained by any rules or boundaries
Konstantin Meladze (composer) – the most demanded pop composer in the post-soviet territory, and a successful producer.
Dwight Rhoden (director/choreographer) – the most in-demand choreographer of contemporary dance. In addition to creating choreography for Complexions Contemporary Ballet, he has directed and choreographed for Cirque du Soleil and worked with such high-profile artists as Prince, U2, Lenny Kravitz and stars alike. In addition Dwight creates dance sequences for Hollywood movies.
Denis Matvienko (art-director, the main role) – the only holder of four Grand Prix at the international ballet contests and a world renowned ballet star.
Alyona Matvienko (producer) – a person who made ballet as a genre popular in Ukraine and today has brought together three geniuses to work on The Great Gatsby.
Photos by Jack Devant © with kind permission of The Great Gatsby project, Alyona Matvieno, special thanks to Kateryna Lazoryshynets.