Chroma, Bolshoi Ballet

Wayne McGregor was invited to stage his Chroma (created for the Royal Ballet in November 2006) for the Bolshoi Ballet. The premiere took place in Moscow on 21 July 2011 in a triple bill, which also included George Balanchine's Rubies and Jiri Kylian's Symphony of Psalms. Set design for Chroma is by John Pawson, costumes by Moritz Junge, lighting design by Lucy Carter.
The premiere cast of Chroma featured Ekaterina Krysanova, Svetlana Lunkina, Ekaterina Shipulina, Viktoria Litvinova, Yan Godovsky, Maksim Surov, Vladislav Lantratov, Vyacheslav Lopatin, Artem Ovcharenko and Igor Tsvirko. The second cast featured Svetlana Lunkina, Anastasia Meskova, Anna Okuneva, Anastasia Stashkevich, Karim Abdullin, Dmitry Dorokhov, Alexei Koryagin, Vyacheslav Lopatin, Denis Savin and Aleksander Smolyaninov.
Photos with kind permission of the Bolshoi Theatre. Special thanks to Katerina Novikova.

All photographs 2011 by Marc Haegeman at the Bolshoi Theatre. All rights reserved
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