Maki Onuki and Andile Ndlovu (The Washington Ballet) in La Sylphide, music by Herman Severin Løvenskiold, choreography by August Bournonville. Benois de la Danse Gala, shot 21.5.2019, in The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow.
Maki Onuki (Kanagawa, Japan) is with The Washington Ballet. Before joining TWB, she previously danced and studied with Goh Ballet in Canada under Choo Chiat Goh and Lin Yee Goh. She trained at John Cranko Ballet School in Stuttgart, Germany and at Mika Sasaki Ballet Academy under Mika Sasaki and Mikio Ikehata.
Andile Ndlovu (Johannesburg, South Africa) is with The Washington Ballet, after dancing one season with TWB’s Studio Company. Ndlovu began his training in Latin American and ballroom dance at the age of ten. At 15, he began training in ballet under Martin Schöenberg, director of Ballet Theatre Afrikan. In 2007, Ndlovu performed with South African Ballet Theatre,
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Benois de la Danse and Bolshoi Theatre, special thanks to Nina Kudriavtseva-Loory.