Oxana Kardash (Rus. Оксана Кардаш) and Artem Ovcharenko (Rus Артем Овчаренко) in Grand Pas Classique, music by Daniel Auber, choreography by Victor Gsovsky. Kremlin Gala 2018, shot in State Kremlin Palace on 7.10.2018.
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.
Artem Ovcharenko (Rus. Артем Овчаренко) is Principal Dancer with Bolshoi Ballet Company. He was born in Dnepropetrovsk (now Dnipro, Ukraine). He began to study dance at Dnepropetrovsk Ballet School, then he entered the Bolshoi Ballet Academy (class of Alexander Bondarenko). In 2007, after graduation from MCA he joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company where he started to rehearse with Nikolai Tsiskaridze. Now his master-repetiteur is Nikolai Fadeyechev.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the State Kremlin Palace, Kremlin Gala production company, special thanks to Katarina Bornovitskaya