Alexander Sergeyev (Rus. Александр Сергеев) as Nick Carraway in The Great Gatsby ballet, music by Konstantin Meladze, choreography by Dwight Rhoden. Shot during 28.10.2014 World Premiere Plaza Ukraine, Kiev.
Anastasia Matvienko (Rus. Анастасия Матвиенко) as Daisy Buchanan; Denis Matvienko (Rus. Денис Матвиенко) as Jay Gatsby; Alexander Sergeyev (Rus. Александр Сергеев) as Nick Carraway; Maxim Zyuzin (Rus. Максим Зюзин) as Tom Buchanan; Ekaterina Kalchenko (Rus. Екатерина Кальченко) as Jordan Baker; Sergey Sidorsky (Ukr. Сергій Сидорський) as George Wilson; Daria Pavlenko (Rus. Дарья Павленко) as Myrtle Wilson; Clifford Williams as Meyer Wolfshiem.
Alexander Sergeyev (Rus. Александр Сергеев) is Soloist with Mariinsky Ballet. He was born in St Petersburg (called Leningrad back then). He graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2004 (class of Professor Gennady Selyutsky). Alexander joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 2004. Soloist since 2010.
The Great Gatsby — is a choreographic show, uniting classical ballet, contemporary dance and cinematography. The main concept of The Great Gatsby is to go beyond the confines of already existing genres and create an absolutely new trend that’s not constrained by any rules or boundaries
Konstantin Meladze (composer) – the most demanded pop composer in the post-soviet territory, and a successful producer.
Dwight Rhoden (director/choreographer) choreographer of contemporary dance. In addition to creating choreography for Complexions Contemporary Ballet, he has directed and choreographed for Cirque du Soleil and worked with such high-profile artists as Prince, U2, Lenny Kravitz and stars alike. In addition Dwight creates dance sequences for Hollywood movies.
Photos by Jack Devant © with kind permission of The Great Gatsby project, Alyona Matvieno, special thanks to Kateryna Lazoryshynets.