Lucia Lacarra and Marlon Dino (both with Bavarian State Ballet) in Pas de Deux from Lady of the Camellias, music by Frederic Chopin, choreography by John Neumeier.
Lucia Lacarra was born in San Sebastián, Basque Country. In 1994 she joined Roland Petit´s Ballets de Marseille as principal. Lucia has joined the Bayerisches Staatsballett with the 2002/2003 season, where she became Principal Dancer.
Marlon Dino was born in Albania and trained at the School of Choreography and Ballet in Tirana. In 1998 he joined the Genève Dance Center under the direction of David Allen. Thereafter in 2001 he danced for the Ballet of the Vienna State Opera. He became member of the Corps de ballet of the Bavarian State Ballet in 2002. He was promoted to soloist in autumn 2005 and at the beginning of the season 2007/2008 to soloist. During the season 2009/2010 he became principal dancer.
John Neumeier is a well-known US-American ballet dancer, choreographer, and director. He has been the director and chief choreographer of the Hamburg Ballet since 1973.
Photos by Jack Devant © with kind permission of the Dance Open, special thanks to Ekaterina Galanova, Julia Martina, Daria Donova and Adelia Mukhamedzhanova.