Le Corsaire, Pas d’Esclave, Elizaveta Cheprasova and Filipp Stepin. Music by Adolphe Adam, choreography by Marius Petipa. Olavinlinna Ballet Gala by Dance Open, shot on 20.07.2014.
Elizaveta Cheprasova (Ukr. ЧЕПРАСОВА Єлизавета) is a soloist in Kiev Ballet, National Opera of Ukraine named after Taras Shevchenko. Elizaveta studied at Kiev State Ballet School and in 2006 graduated from the Academy of Russian Ballet. Vaganova (St. Petersburg). From 2007 to 2012 she was a soloist of Mariinsky Theatre (St. Petersburg) in 2012 – the National Opera of Ukraine named after Taras Shevchenko.
Filipp Stepin is soloist with Mariinsky Theatre, St petersburg. He was born in Leningrad (today St Petersburg). Filipp is graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2005 (class of Boris Bregvadze). He joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 2005; soloist since 2009.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography© with kind permission of the Dance Open, special thanks to Ekaterina Galanova and Adelia Mukhamedzhanova.