Get to know the Artists
For this project 10 worldclass principals and soloist classical, neo-classical and contemporary dancers, eighter from renowned companies or freelance, have been selected for their explicit and personal approach and capacity for taking part in making this Art film.
Dancer and model. Prima ballerina of the Vienna State Opera Ballet.
Maria Yakovleva was born in Saint Petersburg (Russia). She graduated from Vaganova Academy in 2004. In 2004/2005 she was a member of the Mariinsky Theatre where she was entrusted with solo roles of the classical repertory. In 2005 she was engaged as Soloist by the Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper und Volksoper in 2010 she was appointed First Soloist of the Wiener Staatsballett.
Jia Yong Sun
Principal ballet Dancer of Bejart Ballet Lausanne
Principal ballet Dancer of Bejart Ballet Lausanne from China.
He is a prize winner of the Positano Dance Award and also a choreographer and founder of SUN-Ballet, which organises annually SUN-Ballet International Dance Summer Camps in Switzerland. He is als a Royal Academy of Dance Registered ballet teacher.
Second Soloist with The Dutch National Ballet
Floortje was Born in The Netherlands and graduated from the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague in Holland and has just made her debut in the double role of Odette/Odile in Swan Lake. She is still very young but fast growing talent and the youngest artist in the Film.
Clara Carolina Sorzano Hernandez
Neo-classical and contemporary Soloist Ballerina
Clara was born in Venezuela where she started of her career in her city of birth Caracas. After she was drawn to Europe as an artist where she started at the Innsbruck company and has become a Soloist with Dortmund Ballett. Clara is a very expressive and convincing ballerina and model as well.
picture by @fotokombinat_osten
Ballerina and Fashion model in Berlin and Paris
Lia Kemendi, a professional ballet dancer, experienced fashion/runway model and certified gyrotonic trainer. A life path full of passion, hard work, discipline and commitment to follow a dream. Her height, at 180cm is unusual for a Ballerina, but she didn’t let that get in her way and turned a 'weakness' into strength.
Dancer and founder of Jinen Butoh
Atsushi, born in Japan, is 58 years old and thereby the oldest Artist in this film. Atsushi started his own theme “Jinen Butoh” in 1986 as a universal expression of nature, earth, ancient times and environments. "Jinen is all,
Jinen Butoh is a life force that
dances with all."