Dorothée Gilbert and István Simon In Manon Pas de deux, music by Jules Massenet, choreography by Kenneth MacMillan. Weltstar Gala, organised by Kirill Kourlaev and Olga Esina, shot on 13.10.2018 in Volkstheater Vienna.
Dorothèe Gilbert is french ballerina, Etoile with Paris Opera Ballet. She was born 1983 and trained 1990-1995 Toulouse National Conservatoire; 1995-2000 Paris Opéra Ballet School. In 2000 she joins the Corps de Ballet of the Paris Opera; 2002 Promoted to Coryphée; 2004 Promoted to Sujet; 2005 Promoted to Première Danseuse; 2007 Nominated Etoile after a performance of Nutcracker (Nureyev) on 19 November.
István Simon (Hungary, 1987) is an International Guest Artist. He trained at Hungarian Dance Art University. 2007-2013 Soloist, Semperoper Ballett Dresden, 2013-2014 Principal guest artist, Semperoper Ballet Dresden, 2013-2015 Principal dancer, Hungarian National Ballet, 2014-2018 Principal dancer, Semperoper Ballett Dresden, 2018 Principal Dancer of Dortmund Ballett.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © special thanks to Olga Esina and Kirill Kourlaev