Debora Lynn Davis, Ella Persson and Julian MacKay in Pas de Trois, Swan Lake. Music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, choreography by Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Alexander Gorsky, and Asaf Messerer revised by Mikhail Messerer. Stage and Costume Design by Simon Virsaladze, staging by Mikhail Messerer. Conductor Igor Tomashevsky (Rus Игорь Томашевский). Shot on 27.1.2018 , Mikhailovsky Theatre.
Ella Persson is a Swedish ballerina, dancing currently with the Mikhailovsky Theatre as a Coryphee, in St Petersburg, Russia. She was born in Stockholm, studied ballet in John Cranko Schule (Stuttgart), then in Vaganova Academy. She graduated from Vaganova in 2015 and joined the Mikhailovsky Theatre Ballet same year. Already in 2016 she appeared as Giselle on stage, while officially in corps de ballet.
Debora Lynn Davis is a member of Corps de Ballet with the Mikhailovsky Theatre ballet company.
Julian MacKay is a First Soloist with the Mikhailovsky Theatre ballet company. He was born in Montana, USA, he trained at the Moscow State Ballet Academy for 6 years. In 2015, he graduated top of his class earning a full Russian diploma. In his graduating year, he performed Siegfried in the full-length Swan Lake with Russian State Ballet on tour in Germany. He won the Prix de Lausanne 2015 and became a Royal Ballet apprentice (2015–2016). In 2016, he joined the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company.
Photos by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Mikhailovsky Theatre, special thanks to Mikhail Messerer and Darina Timofeeva.