Lyubov Andreyeva (Rus. Любовь Андреева), Oleg Gabyshev (Rus. Олег Габышев) and Eifman Ballet Dancers in Dance Macabre from Rodin. Music by Camille Saint-Saëns, choreography by Boris Eifman. Shot on 2014.09.27, State Kremlin Palace, Kremlin Gala: The Ballet Stars of 21.th Century.
Lyubov Andreyeva (Rus. Любовь Андреева) is a soloist with the Eifman Ballet, St. Petersburg. She was born 1988 in Minsk (Republic of Belarus). 2007 – graduated from the Belarusian State Choreographic College. 2009–2011 – a dancer with the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus. 2011 to the present – a soloist with the Eifman Ballet, St. Petersburg.
Oleg Gabyshev (Rus. Олег Габышев) is a soloist with the Eifman Ballet. Born 1985 in Volgograd. 2003 – graduated from the Novosibirsk State Choreographic College. 2004 to the present – a soloist with the Eifman Ballet, St. Petersburg.
Boris Eifman (Rus. Борис Эйфман), born 1946 in Rubtsovsk, Altai Krai, is a prolific choreographer associated with the Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg. He is known for his dark portrayals of anguished sexuality and extreme psychological states. The company frequently tours abroad, and has been economically successful. While some critics have received his work positively, other responses, especially on the U.S. East Coast, have been derisive.” Eifman was born in Siberia and graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory. In 1977 he was appointed director of the Leningrad Ballet Ensemble at the age of 30 and he remained there for over 30 years.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the State Kremlin Palace and ms. Anastasia Kulikova, special thanks Konstantin Yaroshevsky.