After 4 days in the Rounda at the Gugenheim (@guggenheim) for our Works & Process residency on my way back into the groove with ABT. Debuting Albrecht in Giselle alongside Sarah Lane (@sarahlaneps103) next week in Muscat, Oman with ABT (@abtofficial)! Photo of Ana Lopez (@ana_chu) and Andrew Murdock of Hubbard Street who will be part of our Guggenheim performance!
Working with Alejandro Cerrudo (@cerrudoalejandro) on our creation for the Works & Process Rotunda project at the Guggenheim (@guggenheim) on September 4th&5th. Dancers involved: Cassandra Trenary (@cassiepearlt), Ana Lopez (@ana_chu) and Andrew Murdock
Done in California! Performed 3 shows of our ABT's (@abtofficial) and Alexei Ratmansky's "Whipped Cream"... now heading to Chicago for a few days to work with Alejandro Cerrudo (@cerrudoalejandro) on some steps for our Guggenheim project in September together with Cassandra Trenary (@cassiepearlt), Ana Lopez (@ana_chu) and Andrew Murdock! Can't wait and can't wait to share!
Today is the day! Opening night of Alexei Ratmansky's "Whipped Cream" at the Segerstrom Center for te Arts (@segerstromarts) with ABT (@abtofficial). Performing the "Lead Boy" alongside Sarah Lane (@sarahlaneps103) as my "Princess Praline". Excited, a little nervous and focused on tonight. Photo by Gillian Murphy (@gillianemurphy)! #ABTWhippedCream
Happy yo be sharing the stage in our world premiere of Whipped Cream tomorrow night with David Hallberg's (@davidhallberger) return to the stage with ABT (@abtofficial) as Prince Coffee... Dancing with Sarah Lane (@sarahlaneps103) as my Princess Praline and alongside Stella Abrera (@stellaabreradetsky) as David's "Princess Teaflower"... #35mm
We're ON it. "Whipped Cream", ABT (@abtofficial) and Mark Ryden (@markryden)... premiering this Wednesday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts (@segerstromarts) in Costa Mesa... #ABTWhippedCream #leica #35mm
In Orange County, California with ABT (@abtofficial) in full force preparing for our premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's "Whipped Cream"... premiering the role of the "Lead Boy" this upcoming Wednesday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts (@segerstromarts)... #leica #35mm #ABTWhippedCream
Things are cooking here in NY... getting ready for Alexei Ratmansky's world premiere of Whipped Cream in Orange County in March with ABT and rehearsals for my Rotunda project at the Guggenheim in NY all while preparing Albrecht in Giselle in Oman in April...
Better late than never, but in case you are in NYC tomorrow at 7pm (more like 7.15), please stop by the Samuji store (@samujistudio) for an informal talk about life, creativity, design and other things... see you there!
Congratulations to Michelle Dorrance (@dorrancedance) to an awesome inaugural "Rotunda Project" produced by Works and Process (@worksandprocess) at the Guggenheim (@guggenheim)! Can't wait to be taking over this iconic space in September (stay tuned...)
Back in NYC working hard and long days with ABT... working on the new creation of Whipped Cream by Alexei Ratmansky, Albrecht in Giselle and Siegfried in Swan Lake. On a different note check out an article on my apartment in NYC in my bio...
Another gala in Taiwan done! Thank you to everyone involved! Ulrik Birkkjaer (@ulrikbirkkjaer), Laurretta Summerscales (@laurretta.s), Ida Praetorius (@idapraetorius), Lorena Feijoo (@lorenafeijoo), yours truly (@daniil), Igor Kolb (@igorkolb), Lucia Lacarra (@lucia_lacarra), Sofia Gumerova, Marlon Dino (@marlondino1981) and Hye Min Hwang! And of course thanks to Tzer Shing Wang and Tzong Yi Shie for making it happen!
About to perform in Taichung, Taiwan for the 10th International Ballet Star Gala...
Workout: @katamaranresort edition... since 5 days without a studio in between shows is difficult, one has to stay creative. Exercises by Karl Hawke. "CrossBell Kettlebells" (which I brought in my luggage), filled up with sand. #katamaranresort
Today's office in Lombok, Indonesia. Wishing @jujuonther0cks was here ... A few days to recharge and work (in other ways which doesn't include stretching my feet)...
About to perform tonight for the first time here in Jakarta, Indonesia! Corsaire Pas De Deux alongside Adiaris Almeida (@adisugar) and Les Bourgeois (what else...hahaha?)
So excited to be flying to Jakarta, Indonesia to perform at their first ever International Ballet Star Gala this Saturday, February 4th! Performing Le Corsaire alongside Adiaris Almeida (@adisugar) and Les Bourgeois!
#FlashbackFriday to this summer. Vladimir Shklyarov (@vladimir_shklyarov) running onstage for his Mazurka variation in Etudes with Tokyo Ballet. #leica #35mm
Getting ready for American Ninja Warrior with coach Karl Hawke... just kidding, just the usual workout day in New York...