Madoka Sugai and Alessandro Frola (The Hamburg Ballet) in the Spring and Fall, music by Antonin Dvorak, choreography by John Neumeier. Shot on 28 and 29.1.2023 in Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome. Les Etoiles Gala 2023, production by Daniele Cipriani Entertainment.
Madoka Sugai (Jap. 菅井円加) is a Japanese ballet dancer who is currently a principal dancer with the Hamburg Ballet. Sugai was born in Atsugi, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. She trained at Sasaki Mika Ballet Academy in Yamato, Kanagawa. In 2012, Sugai won the Prix de Lausanne in Switzerland. After her victory, she was offered an apprenticeship to The Hamburg Ballet’s second company, National Youth Ballet and joined the main company in 2014. She became a soloist in 2017 and principal dancer in 2019.
Alessandro Frola is a Soloist of the Hamburg Ballet. He was born in Parma, Italy. Trained at Profession Dance Parma, Fomento Artístico Cordobés, Córdoba, Argenta
Ballet School of the Hamburg Ballet. With Hamburg Ballet since 2019, Soloist since 2022.
Photos by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of Daniele Cipriani Entertainment, special thanks to Mrs. Simonetta Allder.