Viktoria Tereshkina as Zobeide and Danila Korsuntsev as Zobeides Slave in Scheherazade. Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, choreography by Michel Fokine, revived by Isabelle Fokine and Andris Liepa. Shot on 19.3.2015, artistic evening of Victoria Tereshkina in Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia.
Viktoria Tereshkina (Russian: Виктория Терёшкина) is principal ballerina with Mariinsky Theatre Ballet Company in St Petersburg, Russia. She has born in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Viktoria graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2001, class of Marina Vasilieva. Same year she joined the Mariinsky Ballet.
Danila Korsuntsev (Rus. Данила Корсунцев) is leading danseur in Mariinsky Ballet, St. Petersburg. He was born in Tashkent (Uzbekistan). Danila graduated from the Uzbek School of Dance in 1992 (class of Kurkmas Sagatov). From 1992 – 1998 he was a soloist with the Moscow State Academic “Classical Ballet” Theatre directed by Natalia Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasiliev. Danila joined the Mariinsky Ballet Company in 1998.
Photos by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Mariinsky Theatre, special thanks to Natalia Kozhevnikova and Ekaterina Ordovskaya.