Yevgeny Ivanchenko as Conrad, Anastasia Kolegova as Medora and Ernest Latypov as Ali in Le Corsaire Pas de Trois. Music by Adolphe Adam, Cesare Pugni, Leo Delibes, Riccardo Drigo and Pyotr Oldenburgsky. Original choreography by Marius Petipa, new choreography by Pyotr Gusev. Shot in Mariinsky II on 2.7.2015.
Anastasia Kolegova (Rus. Анастасия Колегова) is currently First Soloist with Mariinsky Ballet. She was born in Chelyabinsk, moved over to St Petersburg and graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2000 (class of Lyubov Kunakova). Since 2000 she has performed with various dance companies including the St Petersburg Konstantin Tachkin Ballet Theatre, the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre (Vilnius), the St Petersburg Boris Eifman Ballet Company. Joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 2006.
Yevgeny Ivanchenko (Rus. Евгений Иванченко) is Principal with Mariinsky Ballet. Yevgeny was born in Ashkhabad (Turkmenistan). He graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet (class of Valentin Onoshko). Joined the Mariinsky Ballet Company in 1992.
Ernest Latypov (Rus. Эрнест Латыпов) is currently Corypheé with Mariinsky Ballet. Born in Bishkek (Kyrgyz Republic). He graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2012 (class of Gennady Selyutsky). Joined the Mariinsky Ballet the same year.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Mariinsky Theatre and mr. Yury Fateev, special thanks to Natalia Kozhevnikova.