Renata Shakirov and Kimin Kim in Infra

Renata Shakirova (Rus. Рената Шакирова) and Kimin Kim from Mariinsky Theatre in Infra. Music by Max Richter, choreography by Wayne McGregor. Shot 5.8.2015 in Mosfilm Studios, Moscow. Big Ballet 2016 TV Show (Rus. Большой балет), where 14 dancers from 6 biggest musical theatres in Russia will take part in the competition.

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Renata Shakirov and Kimin Kim in Infra

Renata Shakirov and Kimin Kim in Infra

Renata Shakirov and Kimin Kim in Infra

Renata Shakirov and Kimin Kim in Infra

Renata Shakirov and Kimin Kim in Infra

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Renata Shakirova (Rus. Рената Шакирова) is currently a second soloist with Mariinsky Theatre. She graduated 2015 from Vaganova Ballet Academy (class Tatiana Udalenkova) St Petersburg, Russia. While still a pupil at the Academy she appeared in performances at the Mariinsky Theatre. Joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 2015.

Kimin Kim is a Principal with the Mariinsky Ballet. He was born in Seoul. Graduated from the Korea National University of Arts (class of Vladimir Kim and Margarita Kulik). For half a year he was a trainee with the Mariinsky Ballet. At the Mariinsky Theatre he made his debut as Ali in the ballet Le Corsaire (coached by Viktor Baranov). Since July 2012 he has been a First Soloist with the Mariinsky Ballet.

Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Kanal K, special thanks to Darina Timofeeva, who made it possible to shoot there.

 

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