Katja Khaniukova and Francesco Gabriele Frola in Manon (L’histoire de Manon), music by Jules Massenet, choreography by Kenneth MacMillan.
Katja Khaniukova is currently a first soloist with English National Ballet. She was born in Kiev, Ukraine.
Trained at Kiev State Choreographic Institute. Katja started her career with Kiev Ballet, where she became a principal. She joined English National Ballet in 2014, promoted to Soloist in 2017 and First Soloist 2019.
Francesco Gabriele Frola is a Lead Principal with English National Ballet. He was born in Aosta, Italy. Trained at Professione Danza Parma, Italy; The School of the Hamburg Ballet, Germany and Fomento Artistico Cordobés in Mexico. Joined English National Ballet in 2018, promoted to Lead Principal in 2020.
Photos by Jack Devant © with kind permission of Teatro di San Carlo, special thanks to Giulia Romito