A SHOW OF BEAUTY
A SHOW OF BEAUTY
Show in collaboration with the Russian Ballet School, combining responsibility and nativity of the pupils of the school with the exquisite professionality of leading figures from the world of ballet who will participate in this event. The 2018 edition is made with the support of the Mariinski Theatre in Saint Petersburg.
SETH YVES was trained in a multitude of dance disciplines, leading to his acceptance to the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Russia. Since graduating, Seth has appeared in many Broadway shows and he is a member of the Metropolitan Opera Ballet in NYC.
EGOR ALFEROV was born in Moscow into a ballet family. He graduated from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in 2015 and was immediately accepted into the main company. Among his teachers are Andrei Smirnov and Valery Lagunov.
JAMES STOUT was trained in Canada and at the Royal Ballet School in the UK. He’s been a member of the Dutch National Ballet since 2007. He has competed, successfully, at the international ballet competitions in Bulgaria, Hong Kong and China. James leads many classical and contemporary ballets in the repertoire of the Dutch National Ballet, Netherlands.
Although born in London, Sasha Mukhamedov´s parents, Irek and Masha Mukhamedovs, are veritable Russian Ballet royalty. Sasha received her initial ballet training at various schools in England, and completed it under the tutelage of her mother. Prior to being invited to join Dutch (HNB) National Ballet in 2008, Sasha participated in several ballet competitions, winning a Bronze medal at the YAGP in Italy and the Most Promising Young Dancer award in Varna, Bulgaria. In 2011, Sasha won Silver medal at the Beijing International Ballet Competition in China. In 2017, she was promoted to Principal Dancer with HNB. Her repertoire includes both classical and contemporary roles, with several roles created specifically for her by the noted choreographers Krzysztof Pastor and David Dawson.
Melissa Hamilton is an Irish wunderkind who became the star of Dresden Opera Royal Ballet and a member of the international club of the most elite dancers in the world. She created roles for the Royal Ballet’s resident choreographer Wayne McGregor in productions including Infra, Carbon Life, Limen and Acis. In 2011, she won the Gold Medal at Soul International Ballet Competition, and in 2015, she was featured as ´Woman of the Month` by Elle magazine. After finishing her two-year engagement with Dresden Opera, Melissa returned to the Royal Ballet.
Principal Dancer with the National Opera in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Andreea is one of the most prominent dancers in her country. Andrea has also danced with Sibiu Ballet Theatre, and has received gold medals at numerous ballet competitions in Romania and Italy. She also holds a Master’s degree in ballet pedagogy.
Jared Wright is a graduate of the Australian Ballet School. He has danced with the Australian National Ballet and the Dutch National Ballet where he was promoted to second soloist in 2016. His repertoire consists of many prominent classical and neoclassical roles, as well as contemporary ballets, most notably Rudi Van Dantzig’s Four Last Songs.
Dan Haja was a soloist with Sibiu Ballet Theatre before joining National Opera in Cluj-Napoca, Romania as a principal dancer in 2011. He performs all major roles and often participates in international galas.