Elena Vostrotina, Cohen Aitchison-Dugas and Dominik Slavkovský (Ballett Zürich, Zürich Opera) in Winterreise, music by Franz Schubert and Hans Zender, choreography by Christian Spuck. Benois de la Danse Gala, shot 21.5.2019, in The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow.
Elena Vostrotina is a Principal with Ballett Zürich. Elena was born in St Petersburg and trained at the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St Petersburg. She began her career in 2003 at the Mariinsky Theatre and then in 2006 Elena joined the Semperoper Ballett Dresden where she became a Principal Dancer in 2011. Elena Vostrotina has been a principal dancer at the Ballett Zürich since the 2017/18 season.
Cohen Aitchison-Dugas is Canadian. He studied at the École Supérieure de Ballet du Québec and at Canada’s National Ballet School. In the 2015/16 season he danced in the Nutcracker with the Grands Ballets Canadiens. After two seasons with the Junior Ballet, he joined the Ballett Zürich this season.
Dominik Slavkovský is a soloist with Ballett Zürich . Dominik is Slovak, after training at the Bratislava Dance Conservatory, he danced for five years in the ballet of the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava, most recently as a demi-soloist. He has been a member of the Ballett Zürich since the 2014/15 season.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Benois de la Danse and Bolshoi Theatre, special thanks to Nina Kudriavtseva-Loory.