Category: la bayadere

Royal Ballet

Royal Ballet

La Bayadere

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Gabriela Komleva as Nikiya in La Bayadère (Kir…

Gabriela Komleva as Nikiya in La Bayadère (Kirov Ballet)

The Royal Ballet (Isabelle Gasparini in the fr…

The Royal Ballet (Isabelle Gasparini in the front)

La Bayadere rehearsal

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Rewatching the Royal Ballet world ballet day, because why the hell not, and I can’t believe I forgot to say how utterly perfect Isabella Gasparini was during the last rehearsal of Kingdon of the Shades. I just had to stare at her face the whole time…

La Bayadère (Queensland Ballet, 2018)

La Bayadère (Queensland Ballet, 2018)

Inna Bilash and Nikita Chetverikov in La Ba…

Inna Bilash and
Nikita Chetverikov

in La Bayadère (Perm Ballet, 2018)

La Bayadère (ABT)

La Bayadère (ABT)

Anastasia Soboleva performing an extract from …

Anastasia Soboleva performing an extract from La Bayadère (Mikhailovsky Ballet, 2016)

tsiskaridze: An expert from the Gramilano revi…

tsiskaridze:

An expert from the Gramilano review of the Bolshoi’s performance of “La Bayadere” at La Scala earlier this month:

Even younger than Smirnova was when she danced her first Nikiya is Alena Kovaleva who is just about to leave her teens, and was extraordinarily accomplished throughout. She is also extraordinarily tall, at 1.78 metres (5ft 10in), yet incredibly manages to have complete control of those long limbs and yes, her pirouettes, both to the left and right, were flawlessly executed.

La Bayadère (Bolshoi Ballet, 2008)

La Bayadère (Bolshoi Ballet, 2008)