Oksana Kardash and Dmitry Sobolevsky in Don Quixote grand PDD. Ekaterina Ivanova (Rus. Екатерина Иванова) and Sofia Smirnova (Rus София Смирнова) in variations. Music by Ludwig Minkus and Riccardo Drigo, libretto by Alexey Chichinadze after Marius Petipa. New choreography by Alexey Chichinadze. Conductor Anton Grishanin. Shot on 3.12.2016 in Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre.
Oksana Kardash (Rus. Оксана Кардаш) is currently a prima ballerina with Stanislavsky ballet. She graduated from Natalia Nesterova Institute of Choreography (Moscow) in 2005. She has been the leading soloist of the ballet troupe of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko since 2005.
Dmitry Sobolevsky (Rus. Дмитрий Соболевский) is a principal with the Stanislavsky Ballet. He was born in Norilsk. In 2002 he entered the Krasnoyarsk State Choreographic College. In 2010, after graduating, he joined the troupe of the Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre as leading ballet soloist. The leading soloist of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre ballet company since 2012.
Ekaterina Ivanova (Rus. Екатерина Иванова) is currently second soloist with Stanislavsky ballet company. She graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Choreography in 2009 and the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts in 2014.
Joined the Stanislavsky Ballet in 2009.
Sofia Smirnova (Rus София Смирнова) is a member of corps with Stanislavsky ballet. She was born in St Petersburg and graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2012 and joined Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre ballet company.
Photos by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre, special thanks Irina Gorbunova.