Le Halte de Cavalerie pas de deux by Oksana Kucheruk and Remi Wörtmeyer. Music by Ivan Armsheimer, choreography by Marius Petipa. Olavinlinna Ballet Gala by Dance Open, shot on 20.07.2014.
Oksana Kucheruk is Étoile with Ballet de l’Opéra National de Bordeaux, France. She was trained in Kiev State School of Choreography, Ukraine. Engagements : The St. Petersburg Mussorgsky State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre [Mikhailovsky Theatre] (1996-2005), Tatar State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre in Kazan, soloist with Ballet de l’Opéra National de Bordeaux (2005), Etoile with Ballet de l’Opéra National de Bordeaux (2006).
Remi Wörtmeyer is principal with Dutch National Ballet (HET Nationale) and choreographer. Remi Wörtmeyer was born in Australia, Adelaide. He joined the Dutch National Ballet in 2010 as a grand sujet and was promoted to soloist the following year. He trained at the Australian Ballet School and went on to dance with The Australian Ballet in Melbourne and with American Ballet Theatre in New York for a year. He won the Walter Burke Award in 2005 and silver at the 8th Asian Pacific International Ballet Competition in 2001. In 2011, the leading dance magazine Dance Europe placed Remi fifteenth in their top 100 international dancers who performed outstandingly. From 2013, January 1st, Remi is a principal dancer with the Dutch National Ballet.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography© with kind permission of the Dance Open, special thanks to Ekaterina Galanova and Adelia Mukhamedzhanova.