Tag Archives | Andrej Uspenski

Oxan Bondareva - beauty and the beach. Motions of the Ocean - a PULSE by PER AQUUM event

PER AQUUM Introduces Ballet to the Maldives

PER AQUUM Introduces Ballet to the Maldives The final curtain has come down on PER AQUUM’s ‘Motions of the Ocean’, a series of open air gala ballet performances and underwater masterclasses by some of the best dancers from Russia and the UK at PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi and PER AQUUM Niyama in the Maldives. Part […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Natalia Osipova Becoming A Swan

Ballet News Reviews | Natalia Osipova Becoming A Swan Photographs by Andrej Uspenski What makes you return to a photography book ? Reviewing countless such books, I find myself asking this question often, and only this time, reviewing this book, have I found an answer. Some photography books are coffee table tomes to be displayed […]

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Iana Salenko & Steven McRae photographed by Andrej Uspenski

Ballet News Reviews | Steven McRae | The Royal Ballet’s Dancer In The Fast Lane

Steven McRae | Dancer In The Fast Lane With photographs by Andrej Uspenski Andrej Uspenski, a dancer with The Royal Ballet, fills the gaps in his schedule by using his unique position to photograph his colleagues. For most dancers, looking at one photograph of themselves, let alone of book of them, is a task to be avoided, but the dancers of […]

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Claire Calvert Photograph : Andrej Uspenski

Photographing The Royal Ballet

Photographing The Royal Ballet’s dancers Andrej Uspenski has been dancing with The Royal Ballet for ten years. As a First Artist he travels the world with the company (they are currently in Tokyo), dancing most of the repertoire. Ballet isn’t his only talent, though. Sitting in the Royal Ballet press room ahead of the evening […]

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l-r : Jonathan Cope, Wendy Ellis Soames, Thiago Soares and Marianela Nunez  Photograph : Andrej Uspenski

Ballet News Reviews | Dancers – Behind the scenes with The Royal Ballet

Ballet News Reviews | Dancers – Behind the scenes with The Royal Ballet There are, from my experience as a commissioning editor, just a couple of exceptional ballet photographers. I can count them on the fingers of one hand and I’d still be able to pour the tea. By exceptional I mean a photographer who goes beyond the capabilities of their camera, […]

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Chris Ofili drawing designs on a Nymph's costume.  Photograph : Gautier Deblonde/Royal Opera House

Ballet News Reviews | Titian | Metamorphosis

Ballet News Reviews | Titian | Metamorphosis: A collaboration between The Royal Ballet and The National Gallery It’s not often that a book comes along that is so compelling that you find yourself totally absorbed within its pages for hours at a time. Titian | Metamorphosis is one such rarity. If you missed the Imagine : Dancing with Titian programme, […]

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Ballet NEWS | New Work in the Linbury – updated details

Hi everyone, Just a couple of updates to the information in my earlier post, notably who is choreographing each piece, and the details of Kristen McNally’s piece. Yes we did… Choreography : Kristen McNally Sian Murphy Romany Pajdak Pietra Mello Pittman Akane Takada Tom Whitehead Ryiochi Hirano Ernst Meisner Richard Ramsey Liam Scarlett Andrej Uspenski […]

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