Historic Stage

May 21, 19:00
The 27th International Benois de la Danse Festival

Supported by RF Ministry of Culture

P R O G R A M 

JURY
Juri Grigorovich, the Chairman
Svetlana Zakharova, Bolshoi Theatre Prima ballerina, the Co-Chairman

Dirk Badenhorst, CEO of the South African International Ballet Competition, founder of the South African Mzansi Ballet and CuDanSA school
Ted Brandsen, Director of Dutch National Ballet
Ana Laguna, international star, ballet master and coach
Agnès Letestu, Paris Opera Ballet etoile (1997 – 2013), now guest star, costume designer
Vladimir Malakhov, international star, choreographe, r coach
Rachel Moore, President and CEO of the Los Angeles Music Center

Prize For Lifetime Achievement has been awarded to Jiří Kylián, an outstanding choreographer, twice Benois de la Danse-awarded laureate

NOMINEES


CHOREOGRAPHERS

Juanjo Arques – Ignite, music: Kate Whitley. Birmingham Royal Ballet

Septime Werbe The Wizard of OZ, music: Matthew Pierce. Kansas City Ballet

Manuel Legris – Sylvia, music: Leo Delibes. Vienna State Ballet

Justin Peck – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, music: M83 (Anthony Gonzalez, Yann Gonzalez, Bradley Laner, Justin Meldal-Johnson). San-Francisco Ballet

Fredrik "Benke" Rydman – Duet with an Industrial Robot, music: Johan Lilje Dal, Karl Johan Rasmusson. Stockholm City Theatre

Christian Spuck – Winterreise, music: Hans Zender, Franz Schubert. Zurich Ballet


FEMALE DANCERS


Amandine Albisson – Marguerite Gautier, La Dame aux Camélias, F. Chopin/ J. Neumeier. Paris Opera Ballet

Ashley Bouder – Swanilda, Coppelia, L. Delibes/ G. Balanchine. New York City Ballet

Elisa Carrillo Cabrera – Juliet, Romeo and Juliet, S. Prokofiev/ N. Duato. State Ballet Berlin

Maia Makhateli – Marguerite Gautier, La Dame aux Camélias, F. Chopin/ J. Neumeier. Dutch National Ballet

Anastasia Stashkevich – Dolly, Anna Karenina, P. Tchaikovsky, A. Shnitke, C. Stevens (Y. Islam)/ J. Neumeier. Bolshoi Theatre of Russia

Yuan Yuan Tan – Duet Take a Deep Breath, Bound to, K. Henson/ Ch. Wheeldon. San Francisco Ballet

Kaho Yanagisawa – Solo part, Artifact Suite, E. Crossman-Hecht, I.S. Bach/ W. Forsythe. Royal Swedish Ballet


MALE DANCERS


Audric Bezard – Armand Duval, La Dame aux Camélias, F. Chopin/ J. Neumeier. Paris Opera Ballet

Daniel Camargo – Armand Duval, La Dame aux Camélias, F. Chopin/ J. Neumeier; Basilio, Don Quichot, L. Minkus/ M. Petipa, A. Ratmansky. Dutch National Ballet

Viacheslav Lopatin – Faun, C. Debussy, N. Sawhney/ S.L. Cherkaoui. Bolshoi Theatre of Russia

Vadim Muntagirov – Prince Siegfried, Swan Lake, P. Tchaikovsky/ L. Scarlett. Royal Ballet London

Andile Ndlovu – Mercutio, Romeo and Juliet, S. Prokofiev/ J. Cranko. The Washington Ballet

Abel Rojo – Carrying with My Own Floor, E. Satie/ A. Rojo. Malpaso Company

Daniil Simkin – Harlequin, Harlequinade, R. Drigo/ M. Petipa, A. Ratmansky. American Ballet Theatre


COMPOSERS


Matthew Pierce – The Wizard of OZ, choreography by Septime Webre, Kansas City Ballet

Kate Whitley – Ignite, choreography by Juanjo Arques, Birmingham Royal Ballet


DESIGNERS

Jerome Kaplan – La Bayadère, L. Minkus/ M. Petipa, A. Ratmansky, State Ballet Berlin

John Macfarlane – Swan Lake, P. Tchaikovsky/ L. Scarlett, Royal Ballet London

Robert Perdziola – Harlequinade, R. Drigo/ M. Petipa, A. Ratmansky, American Ballet Theatre

Michael Rayford (scenery), Liz Vandal (costumes) – The Wizard of Oz, M. Pierce/ S. Webre, Kansas City Ballet


				
General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM