Nikisha Fogo and Denys Cherevychko in Sylvia, music by Léo Delibes, choreography by Manuel Legris. Vienna State Ballet (Wiener Staatsballett, Wiener Staatsoper). Benois de la Danse Gala, shot 21.5.2019, in The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow.
Nikisha Fogo is a First Soloist (=Prima Ballerina) with Vienna State Ballet. She was born in Stockholm (Sweden). Nikisha was educated at the Kungliga Svenska Balettskolan and at the Royal Ballet School in London. In 2013 she joined the Wiener Staatsballett. She was promoted to Demi-soloist in 2015 and to Soloist in 2016. In 2018 she was promoted to First Soloist.
Denys Cherevychko is a First Soloist with Vienna State Ballet. He was born in Donetsk (Ukraine). He was educated at the Ballet Academy of Vadim Pisarev in his home town as well as at the Heinz-Bosl-Foundation/Ballet Academy in Munich. In 2006 he joined the Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper und Volksoper, in 2008 he was appointed Demi-soloist, in 2009 Soloist and in 2012 First Soloist of the Wiener Staatsballett.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Benois de la Danse and Bolshoi Theatre, special thanks to Nina Kudriavtseva-Loory.