PHOTO GALLERIES

Svetlana Zakharova as Cinderella, Bolshoi Ballet (c) Marc Haegeman   SVETLANA ZAKHAROVA AS CINDERELLA
A selection of photos of Svetlana Zakharova in the the Bolshoi Ballet's 2006 production of Sergei Prokofiev's Cinderella. Choreography by Yuri Possokhov, sets by Hans-Dieter Schaal, costumes by Sandra Woodall.

Bolshoi Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet (c) Marc Haegeman   THE BOLSHOI BALLET IN DON QUIXOTE
A selection from the Bolshoi Ballet's production of Don Quixote. Choreography by Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky, staging by Alexei Fadeyechev. Additional choreography by Kasyan Goleizovsky, Rostislav Zakharov, Anatoly Simachev. Designs by Sergei Barkhin, costumes after Vasily Dyachkov (1906), recreated by Tatiana Artamonova and Yelena Merkurova.

Natalia Osipova, Bolshoi Ballet (c) Marc Haegeman   THE BOLSHOI BALLET IN LONDON (part 2)
The Bolshoi Ballet seen from and in the wings.

The Bright Stream, Bolshoi Ballet (c) Marc Haegeman    THE BOLSHOI BALLET IN LONDON (part 1)
Photographic survey of the Bolshoi's three-week season at London's Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 31 July-19 August 2006.

Natalia Osipova (c) Marc Haegeman   NATALIA OSIPOVA
The Bolshoi's new up-and-coming soloist, Natalia Osipova, rehearsing in the studio for Don Quixote and The Pharaoh's Daughter. London, August 2006.

Dorothйe Gilbert and Alessio Carbone - Paris Opera Ballet (c) Marc Haegeman   LES ЙTOILES DE BALLET2000
Les Etoiles de Ballet2000. An international dance gala, Cannes Palais des Festivals, 16 July 2006. Featuring stars from Paris Opera Ballet, Boston Ballet, Ballet Bйjart Lausanne, Ballet du Grand Thйвtre de Genиve and Vienna Opera Ballet.

Mariinsky corps de ballet (c) 



		Marc Haegeman    LIGHT, COLOUR AND MOVEMENT
A selection of images of dance and dancers, on or offstage, emphasizing light, colour and movement. Featuring Bolshoi and Mariinsky ballet companies.



Viengsay Valdиs, 



		Cuban National Ballet (c) Marc Haegeman    THE CUBAN NATIONAL BALLET
Images from The Cuban National Ballet, including some of this company's greatest dancers - Viengsay Valdиs, Joel Carreсo, Rуmel Frуmeta, Sadaise Arencibia and Anette Delgado.

Evgenia Obraztsova, 



		Mariinsky Ballet (c) Marc Haegeman    IMAGES OF ROMEO AND JULIET - A MARIINSKY BALLET PHOTO GALLERY
Impressions from the Kirov Ballet's production of Romeo and Juliet in a choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky. Featuring up-and-coming coryphйe Evgenia Obraztsova and principal dancer Igor Kolb.

Bolshoi Ballet corps (c) 



		Marc Haegeman    IMAGES OF SWAN LAKE - A BOLSHOI BALLET PHOTO GALLERY
Impressions from the Bolshoi Ballet's production of Swan Lake (as staged by Yuri Grigorovich). Featuring the Bolshoi principals and soloists Galina Stepanenko, Sergei Filin, Vladimir Neporozhny, Ekaterina Shipulina, and the corps de ballet of the Bolshoi Theatre. With special thanks to the press department of the Bolshoi Theatre.

Romeo and Juliet (c) 



		Marc Haegeman      THE BOLSHOI IN LONDON - A BOLSHOI BALLET PHOTO GALLERY
Impressions from the Bolshoi Ballet tour in London, July-August 2004. Featuring Maria Alexandrova, Sergei Filin, Svetlana Zakharova, and the Bolshoi Ballet artists.
With special thanks to the press department of the Bolshoi Theatre.

Nina Kaptsova (c) Marc Haegeman    BACKSTAGE AT THE BOLSHOI - A BOLSHOI BALLET PHOTO GALLERY
Shot backstage at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, May 2004. Featuring Maria Alexandrova, Nadezhda Gracheva, Dmitry Gudanov, Nina Kaptsova, and Marina Kondratieva.
With special thanks to the press department of the Bolshoi Theatre.

Bolshoi class (c) Marc Haegeman    CLASS AND REHEARSALS - A BOLSHOI BALLET PHOTO GALLERY
A selection of shots showing the Bolshoi Ballet in class and in rehearsal. Featuring Alexei Ratmansky, Ludmilla Semenyaka, Ekaterina Shipulina, Anastasia Yatsenko, Svetlana Zakharova, and Andrei Uvarov.
With many thanks to the Paris Opera and the Bolshoi Ballet.

Svetlana Zakharova (c) Marc Haegeman    IMAGES OF NIKIYA - A KIROV BALLET PHOTO GALLERY
A selection of moments taken from La Bayadиre, focusing on the ballet's central character, the temple dancer Nikiya. All shots are from the Mariinsky's new-old production of La Bayadиre, as staged by Sergei Vikharev. Featuring Svetlana Zakharova as Nikiya, Leonid Sarafanov and Igor Kolb as Solor, and Viktoria Tereshkina as Gamzatti.

Swan Lake (c) Marc Haegeman    WINGS, CURTAINS AND FLOWERS - A KIROV BALLET PHOTO GALLERY
When the Kirov-Mariinsky Ballet was guesting at the Opera House in Graz, Austria in July 2003, I was allowed to shoot the dancers from the wings and backstage. Here is a selection of images rarely seen by the audience. With many thanks to Rieder Promotions and the Mariinsky Ballet management.

Isabelle Guйrin (c) Marc Haegeman    FRENCH DANCERS AT TIVOLI, COPENHAGEN - PHOTO GALLERY
A group of eight French principals and soloists of the Paris Opera Ballet and San Francisco Ballet appeared for a short stint at Tivoli's Concert Hall in Copenhagen in September 2002. Thanks to the producer of the event Alexander Meinertz, I was able to shoot them in performance. Here is a selection.

Borree-Boal (c) Marc Haegeman    DANSES CONCERTANTES PHOTO GALLERY
A group of ten principals and soloists of New York City Ballet performed at London's Sadler's Wells Theatre in September 2002. As with the French dancers at Tivoli, thanks to the producer of the event Alexander Meinertz, I was able to shoot them in performance. Here is a selection.



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