Our pointe shoes are our instruments. If something’s wrong with my feet, all my mind goes there. I usually have six pairs ready. Soft shoes for one act, stiffer shoes for another, stronger shoes for a variation with a lot of turns.-Nina Ananiashvili
Afternoon of a Faun
Ekaterina Kondaurova as The Dying Swan. Her version is perfect.
Gelsey Kirkland in Giselle
can you imagine how hard it must be for her to sickle after that training
Olga Esina and Roman Lazik in Jerome Robbins’ In the night
she looks like a doll…