Anna Ol and and Semyon Velichko in Step Addition, music by René Aubry, choreography by Sebastien Galtier. Shot on 17.4.2018 in the Alexandrinsky Theatre, St Petersburg in frames of Dance Open 2018 Gala.
Anna Ol (Rus. Анна Оль) is a Prima Ballerina with HET Nationale Ballet (Dutch National Ballet). She was born in Krasnoyarsk, Russia in 1985. Anna trained at the Krasnoyarsk Ballet College (class of S. Mikheyeva) graduated in 2003. Danced with the Siberian State Ballet, the State Opera of Tatarstan, the Mihailovsky Theatre in St Petersburg and the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre in Moscow, where she danced all the major roles of the classical repertoire. She joined Dutch National Ballet as a principal on 17 August 2015.
Semyon Velichko (Rus. Семен Величко) is a Soloist with Dutch National Ballet (HET Nationale Ballet). He was born in Novosibirsk, Russia, studied at the Novosibirsk Ballet College in Russia and danced with the Novosibirsk Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre and the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre. From 2015 as a Soloist with Dutch National Ballet.
Sebastien Galtier is a dancer with Dutch National Ballet (HET Nationale Ballet) and choreographer and a photographer.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Dance Open, special thanks to Ekaterina Galanova and Kristina Proku.