Anna Tsygankova and Matthew Golding in Delibes Suite, music by Leo Delibes, choreography by Jose Martinez. Shot on 28.04.2014 at Dance Open 2014, St Petersburg, Russia.
Anna Tsygankova is Principal with Dutch National Ballet in Netherlands. Anna was born in Novosibirsk, Russia. She graduated from Novosibirsk Ballet Academy, danced with Bolshoi Ballet (Moscow, Russia), the Hungarian National Ballet and the Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper. Anna trained also at the Académie de Danse Classique Princesse Grace in Monte Carlo. Since 2007 she is with HET Nationale (Dutch National Ballet).
Matthew Golding is Principal at Dutch National Ballet. Matt (as he calls himself) was born September 17th,1985, in Saskatchewan, Canada. He graduated from Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, Canada and the Universal Ballet Academy in Washington D.C. In 2002, he was awarded the “Grand Prix” from the Youth American Ballet Competition in New York and received a prize scholarship at The Prix de Lausanne Ballet Competition to attend the Royal Ballet School in London. He graduated from The Royal Ballet School of 2003 and joined the American Ballet Theater, NY. In 2009 he joined The Het National Ballet, Amsterdam, where now he’s a Principal dancer.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography© with kind permission of the Dance Open, special thanks to Ekaterina Galanova and Adelia Mukhamedzhanova.