Yolanda Correa Frias and Marian Walter (the Berlin State Ballet, Germany) in Elegy, music Arvo Pärt, choreography by Raimondo Rebeck. Shot 16.6.2019 in frames of Eurasian Dance Festival 2019, Astana Ballet Theatre, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Yolanda Correa Frias is a Principal with Berlin State Ballet, Germany. Yolanda was born in Holgin in Cuba. She studied at the Art Vocacional School of Holgin and National School of Ballet in Havana, and won the Contest Meetings of Ballet Academies in 1999. Before she joined the Norwegian National Ballet in autumn 2010, Yolanda was a soloist with Cuba’s National Ballet with which she has toured the world. With the Norwegian National Ballet she has danced a number of principal parts. Since 2018 Staatsballett Berlin as a Principal Dancer.
Marian Walter is a Principal Dancer with Staatsballett Berlin (Berlin State Ballet, Germany). He was born in Suhl, Thuringia, Germany. He was trained 1992-2000 at Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin. Career: 2000-2002 Bayerisches Staatsballett Munich; 2002 Ballett der Staatsoper Unter den Linden; 2004 Demi-Soloist Staatsballett Berlin; 2005-2010 Soloist; since 2010 Principal Dancer. Married to Iana Salenko.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Eurasian Dance Festival, special thanks to Janibek Kaiyr.