Ekaterina Krysanova (Екатерина Крысанова) and Igor Tsvirko (Игорь Цвирко, the Bolshoi Theater, Russia) in The Bright Stream, music Dmitri Shostakovich, choreography Alexei Ratmansky. Shot 16.6.2019 in frames of Eurasian Dance Festival 2019, Astana Ballet Theatre, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Ekaterina Krysanova (Rus Екатерина Крысанова) is a Principal (prima ballerina) with the Bolshoi Theatre ballet. She was born in Moscow. In 1995, she started her ballet education at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre in Moscow, later on she left it for the Mikhail Lavrovsky State Ballet School. In 2003, on completing her training at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, she joined the Bolshoi Ballet. Her coach at the theatre is Svetlana Adyrkhaeva.
Igor Tsvirko (Игорь Цвирко) is a Leading Soloist with Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow. Born in Odintsovo (Moscow Region). In 2007, on completing his studies at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy where he studied with Alexander Bondarenko, he joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company. He rehearsed with Alexander Vetrov.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Eurasian Dance Festival, special thanks to Janibek Kaiyr.