Augenblick by Elisa Carrillo Cabrera and Mikhail Kaniskin, choreography by Xenia Wiest, music by Frederic Chopin. Taken at 13.09.2013 2013/14 Season Opening Gala, Staatsballett Berlin.
Elisa Carrillo Cabrera is a First Soloist in Staatsballett Berlin. She was born in Texcoco, Mexico and studied in Escuela Nacional de Danza Clásica (Mexico, 1990-1997), the she received scolarship from National English Ballet School London in UK (1999). In 1999 she was accepted to Stuttgarter Ballett, starting from 2004 as demi-soloist; from 2006 as soloist; from 2007 as demi-soloist at Staatsballett Berlin, 2009 she became Soloist and 2011 as First Soloist.
Mikhail Kaniskin is a First Soloist with Staatsballett Berlin. He was born in Moscow and studied in the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. Later he was accepted to John-Cranko-Ballettschule in Stuttgart. He joined Stuttgarter Ballett at 1997, at 2001 became demi-soloist, from 2002 as a Soloist, 2004 a First Soloist and at 2007 First Soloist with Staatsballett Berlin.
Photos by Jack Devant © with kind permission of the Staatsballett Berlin, special thanks to Vladimir Malakhov and Nadine Jäger.