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International Ballet Masteclasses in Prague 2019 2/4
In this photo-gallery are images that were taken during morning class and solo classes led by Paris Opera Ballet étoile Isabelle Ciaravola and Royal Opera House principal dancer Vadim Muntagirov.
International Ballet Masteclasses in Prague 2019 1/4
Once again I had the rare opportunity to witness and shoot at Daria Klimentova's ballet masterclasses. I'm always astonished how it is possible to create such highly professional yet family-like atmosphere.
ProART Festival Valtice 2019 - Gala
ProART Festival's last evening  is usually dedicated to student’s Gala Show and Valtice was no exception in this regard.
Valtice Palace - Études
Études in the palace courtyard and the park are traditionally part of the ProART Festival in Valtice. The difficult surface is a challenge for the dancers but the open-air performance is an uplifting experience...
Dancing in Spanish stable
ProART Festival in Valtice is comparatively smaller than its bigger sibling that is held in Brno but it has its unique and almost family like atmosphere. ...and yes, the venues of Valtice Palace are magnificent.I didn’t have much time for shooting as I led a workshop on dance photography. Nevertheless I took...
RG Chodov Cup 2019 3/3
Chodov cup 2019 - list of links
Podhostýnský pohár 2019
‘Per aspera ad astra‘, přečetl jsem si nad kolenem jedné soutěžící na Podhostýnském poháru 2019 a myslím, že to dobře popisuje úsilí všech účastníků i pořadatelů. Skrze obtíže ke hvězdám.Vždy se už dlouho dopředu těším na ten vesele pestrobarevný mumraj jedné z mála velkých mezinárodních soutěží, kde se setkávají zástupci různých asociací. A nikdy mě ještě nezklamal.
ProART Festival Valtice 2018
ProART Festival is an unique festival connecting different arts and consisting of both workshops and performances. Workshops are usually held in disciplines such as: dance, acting, singing, photography, music, drawing and creative writing and are open to anyone from general public to professionals.To me it’s the openness, almost one to one approach and varying level of proficiency as well as different ages of participants (ranging from artists as young as 13 or 14 to as seasoned as 70) that help create the attractive and pleasant atmosphere and the unique interactions.ProART Festival in Brno offers most workshop and greater variety but Valtice has something else ...
Just a moment
Sometimes all it takes is just a moment. When a heart stops it takes only a moment to become unconscious. And sometimes it takes only a moment, ...
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague 2017 – 5/5
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague – Pas de Deux - it is always such a pleasure in many ways ranging from witnessing elegance and talent to meeting old friends. Many thanks to Daria Klimentova for inviting me again, and also to Cyril Pierre and Tamás Solymosi.
Internantional Ballet Masterclasses in Prague 2017 - 4/5
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague – Repertoir - Many thanks to Daria Klimentova for inviting me again, and also to Natasa Novotna and Christopher Hampson for letting me catch a glimps of their work with the dancers.
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague 2017 – 3/5
I generally like SOLOs very much as they allow me to concentrate on just one mind - one dancer. Here at International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague it is slightly different...
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague 2017 – 2/5
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague 2017 – morning classes.
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague 2017 - 1/5
Some preparations, a bit of a stretching and a warm-up before class at International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague 2017 - those who came early secured themselves not just a good spot by the barre but also...
ProART Festival Valtice 2017
It was so refreshing to be part of this year's ProART Festival in Chateau Valtice. In this gallery you can find photos – “reflections of its kind” of the Dance workshop lead by Martin Dvorak and Eran Gisin, Acting workshop lead by Veronika Žilková and singing workshop lead by Radka Fišarová plus some photos from the OpenAir performances.
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague 2016 - part 5
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague 2016 – Pas-de-deux. It was so inspirational and so much fun thanks to Daria Klimentova and her partners Tamas Solymosi and Vadim Muntagirov.
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague 2016 – part 3
International ballet masterclasses in Prague 2016 – pas seul. Generally I like to shoot solos very much. Mainly because I can concentrate on a single dancer and it allows me to immerse myself into the dance even deeper.
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague 2016 – part 2
International ballet masterclasses in Prague – a morning class.
Hands in pas-de-deux
Hands - holding hands – dancing – together - for the audience - yet in our inner universe.
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague 2016 – part 4
International Ballet Masterclasses in Prague - Pas de deux.

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