Lauren Strongin and Joseph Walsh (San-Francisco Ballet) in Seven Sonatas, music by Domenico Scarlatti, choreography by Alexei Ratmansky. Benois de la Danse 2017, Defile of the Stars and New Laureates, shot in the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow on 30.5.2017.
Joseph Walsh is Principal with San Francisco Ballet. He was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. He is trained at Houston Ballet II, Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy, American Ballet Theatre (summer program), Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (summer program), Chautauqua School of Dance (summer program), Kaatsbaan International Dance Center (summer program), Stiefel and Students (summer program). Joseph Walsh joined as soloist in 2014, promoted to principal dancer in 2014.
Lauren Strongin is currently a soloist with San Francisco Ballet. She was born in Los Gatos, California, USA. Lauren is graduated from Kirov Academy of Ballet and John Cranko School. She joined the Company as a soloist in 2015.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Benois de la Danse and Bolshoi Theatre, special thanks to Nina Kudriavtseva-Loory and Regina Nikiforova.