Tatiana Melnik and Alban Lendorf in Manon swamp scene

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon swamp scene (act III). Shot in Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre. Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet to the music of Jules Massenet. Shot on 2.-3.07.2014, general rehearsal.

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

Tatiana Melnik (Татьяна Мельник) as Manon and Alban Lendorf as Des Grieux in Manon

 

Tatiana Melnik is currently on the soloist position with Stanislavsky Ballet. She graduated from Perm State Academy of Choreography in 2006. Tatiana started her dancing career with Moscow Russian Ballet Theatre (2006 — 2013), joined Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre on 2013.

Alban Lendorf is a Principal Dancer with The Royal Danish Ballet. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1989. As of May 2014, Lendorf is a guest artist with the English National Ballet.

Photos by Jack Devant © with kind permission of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre, special thanks to Irina Gorbunova. 

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