Dores Andre, Joseph Walsh, Lauren Strongin and Carlo Di Lanno (San Francisco Ballet) in Variations for Two Couples, music by Benjamin Britten, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer, Astor Piazzolla, choreography by Hans van Manen. Benois de la Danse 2017, Brilliant Quarter of Century, shot in the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow on 31.5.2017.
Dores Andre is a principal dancer with San Francisco Ballet. Doris was born in Vigo, Spain. She trained at Antonio Almenara Estudio de Danza de Maria Avila. She joined San Francisco Ballet in 2004, promoted to soloist in 2012 and to principal dancer in 2015
Joseph Walsh is a principal dancer with San Francisco Ballet. He was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA. He trained at Houston Ballet II, Walnut Hill School for the Arts and Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy. Joined as soloist in 2014, promoted to principal dancer in 2014.
Lauren Strongin is a Soloist with the San Francisco Ballet. She was born in Los Gatos, California, trained at Kirov Academy of Ballet and John Cranko School. Joined the Company as a soloist in 2015.
Carlo Di Lanno is a principal dancer with the San Francisco Ballet, Carlo was born in Naples, Italy, trained at La Scala Ballet School. Joined the Company as a soloist in 2014 and was promoted to principal dancer in 2016.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Benois de la Danse and Bolshoi Theatre, special thanks to Nina Kudriavtseva-Loory and Regina Nikiforova.