Ekaterina Krysanova and Igor Tsvirko In The Bright Stream, music by Dmitri Shostakovich, choreography by Alexei Ratmansky. Shot on 17.4.2018 in the Alexandrinsky Theatre, St Petersburg in frames of Dance Open 2018 Gala.
Ekaterina Krysanova (Rus Екатерина Крысанова) 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 (Rus Игорь Цвирко) is leading soloist with Bolshoi Theatre. He was 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 rehearses with Alexander Vetrov.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Dance Open, special thanks to Ekaterina Galanova and Kristina Proku