Yonah Acosta as Golden Idol. La Bayadere, music by Ludwig Minkus, choreography by Marius Petipa, Patrice Bart. Shot on 12.10.2017 in Munich, Bayerisches Staatsballett.
Yonah Acosta is Principal Dancer with Bayerisches Staatsballett, Munich. Acosta was born in Havana, Cuba, and started dancing at the age of 10 at the National Ballet School Cuba. After his diploma he got engaged at the National Ballet in Havana. In 2011 he joined the English National Ballet where he was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2014. He won several international dance competitions and was partner of Tamara Rojo and Alina Cojocaru amongst others. In the season 2017/18 he joined the Bayerisches Staatsballett as a Principal.
Photos by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Bayerisches Staatsballett, special thanks to Miss Martina Zimmermann.