Kristina Makhviladze as Mercedes in Don Quixote tavern scene, Don Quixote music by Ludwig Minkus, libretto by Marius Petipa, choreography by Alexander Gorsky, based on Marius Petipa. Performed by Mikhailovsky Theatre, shot on 20.06.2014.
Kristina Makhviladze was born in 1984. She graduated from the St Petersburg Vaganova Ballet Academy in 2001 and the same year joined the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Mikhailovsky Theatre and mr Mikhail Messerer, special thanks Valeria Derkach.