Olga Malinovskaya and Artjom Maksakov in the Balcony pas de deux from Romeo and Juliet, music by Sergei Prokofjev, choreography by Rudi von Dantzig. Summernight’s International Ballet Gala, shot on 6.8.2017 in Estonian National Opera.
Olga Malinovskaya was born in Moscow. Trained under tutorship of Ludmila Kolenchenko and Tatiana Galtseva in Moscow Bolshoi Ballet Academy, graduated in 2007. Joined the National Estonian Ballet as a principal dancer in 2008. In 2011 joined the Boston Ballet, USA. In 2013 she joined the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Canada, where she found her role of Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, chor. Rudi van Dantzig. In 2014 she decided to come back to Europe and joined Le Ballet de Nice Mediterranee as a principal dancer.
Artyom Maksakov was born in 1984, Ukraine. Education 1995 – 2004 Tallinn Ballet School. Joined Estonian National Ballet in 2003, Het Nationale Ballet 2007, 2008 – 2011 Estonian National Ballet, 2011 – 2013 Boston Ballet, 2013 – 2014 Royal Winnipeg Ballet, 2014 – 2015 Ballet Du Capitole, joined 2015 Les Ballets De Monte Carlo.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Ballet Summer Workshop Estonia, special thanks to Galina Rohumaa.