Viktoria Tereshkina (Виктория Терешкина) and Timur Askerov (Тимур Аскеров) in Grand Pas Classique, music by Daniel Auber, choreography by Victor Gsovsky. Dance Open 2017 Gala, shot 24.4.2017 in the Alexandrinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia.
Viktoria Tereshkina (Russian: Виктория Терёшкина) is principal ballerina with Mariinsky Theatre Ballet Company in St Petersburg, Russia. She has born in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Viktoria graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2001, class of Marina Vasilieva. Same year she joined the Mariinsky Ballet.
Timur Askerov (Rus. Тимур Аскеров) is a Principal with Mariinsky Ballet. Born in Baku (Azerbaijan), graduated from the Baku School of Dance in 2008. The same year, he joined the Azerbaijan State Academic Mirza Fatali Akhundov Opera and Ballet Theatre. From 2009–2011 he worked at the National Academic Shevchenko Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine. He joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 2011.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Dance Open, special thanks to Ekaterina Galanova and Kristina Proku.