Maria Abashova (Rus. Мария Абашова) as Rosemary Hoyt and Oleg Gabyshev (Rus. Олег Габышев) as Dick Diver in Up and Down ballet, choreography by Boris Eifman. Music by George Gershwin, Franz Schubert and Alban Berg. Based on Tender is the Night, novel by Scott Fitzgerald. Shot on 28.1.2015 premiere in Alexandrinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia.
Maria Abashova (Rus. Мария Абашова) is a soloist with the Eifman Ballet. Masha was born 1983 in Lviv (Ukraine). 1997–1998 – a soloist with the Lviv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. 2002 – graduated from the Ballet Conservatoire Sankt-Poelten (Austria). 2002 to the present – a soloist with the Eifman Ballet, St. Petersburg.
Oleg Gabyshev (Rus. Олег Габышев) is a soloist with the Eifman Ballet. He was born in 1985 in Volgograd. 2003 – graduated from the Novosibirsk State Choreographic College. 2004 to the present – a soloist with the Eifman Ballet, St. Petersburg.
Photos by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theatre of Boris Eifman, special thanks to Boris Eifman and Sergey Ilchenko.