Alena Shkatula as princess Aurora and Denis Klimuk as prince Désiré in The Sleeping Beauty, Choreography by Marius Petipa, new redaction by Toomas Edur, Music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Shot during dress rehearsal on 13.11.2014 in Estonia.
Alena Shkatula is first soloist with Estonian National Ballet. She graduated from Minsk Ballet School in 2003. In 2001–2003 she danced in the ballet troupe of Belarus Opera, as demi-soloist. She became a soloist in 2003. Since 2008 she is the soloist of the Estonian National Ballet.
Denis Klimuk is first soloist with Estonian National Ballet. He was born in Belarus. Denis was soloist of the ballet of the National Academic Big Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus, later joined Boris Eifman Ballet. Since 2014 with Estonian National Ballet.
Photos by Jack Devant © with kind permission of the Estonian National Ballet, Toomas Edur and Age Oks, special thanks to Ylla Veerg.