Julian MacKay As Golden Idol (Bronze Idol) in La Bayadere, music by Ludwig Minkus, choreography by Marius Petipa revised by Vladimir Ponomaryov and Vakhtang Chabukiani, the Bronze Idol Dance choreographed by Nikolay Zubkovsky, new revision by Mikhail Messerer, conductor Pavel Sorokin. Shot 10.5.2019 in the Mikhailovsky Theatre.
Julian MacKay is currently a First Soloist with the Mikhailovsky Theatre. Julian was born in Montana, USA, he trained at the Moscow State Ballet Academy for 6 years. In 2015, he graduated top of his class earning a full Russian diploma. In his graduating year, he performed Siegfried in the full-length Swan Lake with Russian State Ballet on tour in Germany. He won the Prix de Lausanne 2015 and became a Royal Ballet apprentice (2015–2016). In 2016, he joined the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Mikhailovsky Theatre, special thanks to Darina Timofeeva.