Lyubov Andreyeva, Oleg Gabyshev and Jiří Jelínek in Up and Down, choreography by Boris Eifman. Music by George Gershwin, Franz Schubert and Alban Berg. Based on Tender is the Night, novel by Scott Fitzgerald. Shot on 28.1.2015 premiere in Alexandrinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia.
Lyubov Andreyeva (Rus. Любовь Андреева) is a soloist with the Eifman Ballet, St. Petersburg. She was born 1988 in Minsk (Republic of Belarus). 2007 – graduated from the Belarusian State Choreographic College. 2009–2011 – a dancer with the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus. 2011 to the present – a soloist with the Eifman Ballet, St. Petersburg.
Oleg Gabyshev (Rus. Олег Габышев) is a soloist with the Eifman Ballet. Born 1985 in Volgograd. 2003 – graduated from the Novosibirsk State Choreographic College. 2004 to the present – a soloist with the Eifman Ballet, St. Petersburg.
Jiří Jelínek is a Czech ballet dancer. He joined the National Ballet of Canada as a Principal Dancer in January 2010. Prior to joining the National Ballet Jiří Jelínek danced for the Stuttgart Ballet. He is known for his combination of a powerful stage presence and wonderful partnering skills. Born in 1977,
Photos by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theatre of Boris Eifman, special thanks to Boris Eifman and Sergey Ilchenko.