Evgeniya Victory Gonzalez and Nikita Kirbitov in Grand Pas from Paquita. Music Ludwig Minkus, choreography Marius Petipa. Shot 11.8.2019 in Estonian National Opera house, Ballet Summer Estonia closing gala 2019.
Evgeniya Victory Gonzalez was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia. She graduated from The Royal Swedish Ballet School in 2015. While she was still at school, she appeared in many performances at The Royal Swedish Opera. From 2015 until 2018 she danced at the Mariinsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg. Evgeniya Victory Gonzalez joined the ensemble of Bayerisches Staatsballett in spring 2018 as corp de ballet dancer. She left the ensemble at the end of the 2018/19 season and returned to Mariinsky Ballet.
Nikita Kirbitov was born in Russia. He trained at the school of Donetsk Ballet and Opera Theatre and graduated in 2015 from Vaganova Ballet Academy St. Petersburg with excellence diploma. During his higher education in St. Petersburg he danced with the ensemble of Mariinsky Theatre. With the beginning of the 2015/2016 season, Nikita Kirbitov joined the ensemble of Bayerisches Staatsballett.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of International Ballet Summer Workshop Estonia, special thanks to Galina Rohumaa.