Myrna Kamara and Luca Giaccio in Who Cares, music by Georges Gershwin, choreography by George Balanchine. Gala des Etoiles 2015, Juwelen des Welballetts, shot on 15.th and 16th of May 2015 in Grand Théâtre Luxembourg.
Myrna Kamara was born is USA. She received her early ballet training with Ellen Gniadowska and Peggy Lynne in Baltimore, Maryland. After studying one year at the Washington Ballet School in D.C., she pursued her studies at the School of American Ballet in New York. From 1984 to 1989, Ms. Kamara was a member of the New York City Ballet, during the 1989-90 season Ms. Kamara danced in Bonn, Germany under director Youri Vamos, from 1990 Ms. Kamara was a principal dancer for the Miami City Ballet. Her final company contract was with Maurice Bejart from 1996-1999 in Switzerland.
Luca Giaccio is currently with Bavarian State Ballet as a Corps de ballet dancer. He was born in Napoli, Italy. In 1998, he started his training at the State Ballet School of the Teatro di San Carlo. After his graduation, he danced with the ballet of the Opera di Roma, Corella ballet company of Segovia, the Victor Ullate company Madrid, Carmen Roche Ballett Company, the National Ballet of Cuba and the Ballet of Arena di Verona, beside others. Luca Giaccio joined the Bavarian State Ballet as a Corps de ballet dancer by the end of January 2014.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Grand Théâtre Luxembourg, special thanks to Georges Richette and Natascha Ipatova.