Nina Kaptsova (Rus. Нина Капцова) and Mikhail Lobukhin (Rus Михаил Лобухин) in The Last Tango, Music by Ástor Piazzolla, choreography by Vyacheslav Gordeev. Gala concert “Душа танца” Dusha Tantsa (Soul of Dance). Shot on 5.4.2015 in Stanislavsky Theatre.
Nina Kaptsova (Rus. Нина Капцова) is principal dancer with Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow. Nina was born in 1978 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. She studied at the Moscow Choreographic College (today the Moscow Choreographic Academy), in the class of Sophia Golovkina. Upon graduating in 1996 she joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company. Her coach at the Bolshoi is Marina Kondratieva.
Mikhail Lobukhin (Rus. Михаил Лобухин) is principal dancer with Bolshoi Theatre Ballet, Moscow, Russia. He was born in Saint Petersburg (then Leningrad). In 2002, he graduated from the the Vaganova Ballet Academy (Saint Petersburg). Received a Diploma Certificate Bachelor of Arts with honors (teacher Boris Bregvadze), that same year he was admitted to the ballet of the Marinsky Theatre. In January 2010, joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company (teachers Mikhail Lavrovsky and Valery Lagunov).
Photos by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre, personal thanks to Irina Gorbunova.