Dutch National Ballet in 1st Online Gala of the Stars
The first edition of the Online Gala of the Stars – Worldwide Ballet Principals will be held worldwide on Sunday 31 January 2016. Star principals of ballet companies all over the world will perform in a seven-hour online live marathon. Dutch National Ballet principals Maia Makhateli and Artur Shesterikov will give a live performance of a pas de deux from In Light and Shadow by Krzysztof Pastor, resident choreographer with Dutch National Ballet. There are also shots of the backstage preparations and final rehearsals, and there is an opportunity to put questions to the two dancers in an online chat session. The event is an initiative of a group of professional ballet dancers who have united under the name Zarely. You can find more information about the participants and starting times on the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts of Zarely (zarelywear) and on www.zarely.co.
Photo: Maia Makhateli & Artur Shesterikov in In Light and Shadow
Photographer: Michel Schnater