Pure Petipa, courtesy of American Ballet Theatre


ABT The Sleeping Beauty - Diana Vishneva & Marcelo Gomes 1 - photo Gene Schiavone
In this great portrait by dance photographer Gene Schiavone, American Ballet Theatre principal dancers Marcelo Gomes (Prince Desire) and Diana Vishneva (Aurora) pose in “The Sleeping Beauty” the full-evening ballet that just had its world premiere at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. ABT resident choreographer Alexei Ratmansky’s restaging of original choreography by Marius Petipa may not only authenticate the past, but inspire ballet’s future.

Read our thoughts on “Beauty” here.

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