Olga Smirnova as the Dying Swan

Olga Smirnova (Rus. Ольга Смирнова) as the Dying Swan. Shot on 10.11.2013 Grand Prix Gala at Mikhailovsky Theatre. The Mikhailovsky Theatre Grand Prix, an annual show-competition for choreography students. This ‘competition of high hopes’, as critics have called it, promotes the preservation and development of the traditions of professional choreographic education. Gala was divided into 3 parts: Grand Prix’2012 Finale, Winners of the Grand Prix 2009-2012 and finally Star Gala.

These photos are from Winners of the Grand Prix 2009-2012 section of the Gala Concert.

Olga Smirnova as the Dying Swan

Olga Smirnova as the Dying Swan

Olga Smirnova as the Dying Swan

Olga Smirnova as the Dying Swan

Olga Smirnova as the Dying Swan

Olga Smirnova as the Dying Swan

Olga Smirnova as the Dying Swan

Olga Smirnova as the Dying Swan

Olga Smirnova as the Dying Swan

Photo by Jack Devant © with kind permission of the Mikhailovsky Theatre, special thanks to Mikhail Messerer, Valeria Rodionova and Darina Timofeyeva.

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