Laura Fernandez and Victor Caixeta (both from the Mariinsky Theatre) in Pas d’esclave from Le Corsaire. Music by Adolphe Adam, choreography Marius Petipa / Pyotr Gusev. Shot 11.8.2019 in Estonian National Opera house, Ballet Summer Estonia closing gala 2019.
Laura Fernandez is with Mariinsky Ballet, St Petersburg, Russia. Born in Lachen, Switzerland, graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2016 (class of Irina Sitnikova). Joined the Mariinsky Ballet the same year.
Victor Caixeta is with Mariinsky Ballet. He was born in Uberlândia (Brazil). Graduated from the Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin in 2017. Joined the Mariinsky Ballet as a trainee the same year.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of International Ballet Summer Workshop Estonia, special thanks to Galina Rohumaa.