Daria Klimentova and Arionel Vargas (both with English National Ballet) in Summertime, music by George Gershwin, choreography by Derek Deane. Shot on 28.04.2014 at Dance Open 2014, St Petersburg, Russia.
Daria Klimentová is principal dancer with English National Ballet. She was born on 23.th June 1971 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Daria Klimentová is trained at the Dance Conservatory Prague. In 1989, she joined the National Theatre Ballet Company in Prague as a soloist and after one year was promoted to principal dancer. In 1992, she joined Cape Town City Ballet in South Africa as principal. In 1993, she was invited to join Scottish Ballet as a principal. In 1996, Klimentová was invited to join English National Ballet as a principal dancer.
Arionel Vargas is principal dancer at English National Ballet. He was born in Pinar del Rio, Cuba and trained at National Ballet School of Cuba in the class of Laura Alonso and Ivan Monreal. Arionel started his career at Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada and joined
English National Ballet at 2004.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography© with kind permission of the Dance Open, special thanks to Ekaterina Galanova and Adelia Mukhamedzhanova.