Elisa Carrillo Cabrera and Mikhail Kaniskin in a Sweet Spell of Oblivion, choreography by David Dawson, music by Johann Sebastian Bach. Taken on 20.1.2014, at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Malakhov and Friends — The Final ballet gala.
Elisa Carrillo Cabrera is a First Soloist in Staatsballett Berlin. She was born in Texcoco, Mexico and studied in Escuela Nacional de Danza Clásica (Mexico, 1990-1997), the she received scolarship from National English Ballet School London in UK (1999). In 1999 she was accepted to Stuttgarter Ballett, starting from 2004 as demi-soloist; from 2006 as soloist; from 2007 as demi-soloist at Staatsballett Berlin, 2009 she became Soloist and 2011 as First Soloist.
Mikhail Kaniskin is First Soloist with Staatsballett Berlin. He was born in Moscow and studied in the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. Later he was accepted to John-Cranko-Ballettschule in Stuttgart. He joined Stuttgarter Ballett at 1997, at 2001 became demi-soloist, from 2002 as a Soloist, 2004 a First Soloist and at 2007 First Soloist with Staatsballett Berlin.
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Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Staatsballett Berlin and Vladimir Malakhov. Special thanks to Eva Czaja.