xvi • ballerina

xoxo alexandra ling

also at twir-ling.tumblr.com

lasylphidedubolchoi:

Ekaterina Krysanova performing 1st Shade from La Bayadere

Jul 22nd (+326)
tagged as:la bayadere-

thenextfamous:

vaganovaboy:

Olga Smirnova as Marchesa Sampietri in ‘Marco Spada’

Bolshoi Theatre 30.03.14

probably my favorite part of the variation

Jul 20th (+175)

thenymphetballerina:

ryanishka:

Is it sad that I’m more interested in his lunge than her penche

No bc wow. Also his cheekbones????

Jul 20th (+647)

DID THIS ACTUALLY HAPPEN I’M SCREAMING

Jul 14th (+20)

gorbigorbi:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DIANA VISHNEVA !!!

Diana Vishneva (born July 13, 1976 in Leningrad (now Saint-Petersburg,Russia) is a Russian ballet dancer who performs as a principal dancer with both the Mariinsky Ballet (formerly the Kirov Ballet) and the American Ballet Theatre.
She began to study dance at the age of six. At the age of eleven she entered the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet, from which she graduated in 1995 (class of Professor Lyudmila Kovaleva)

Jul 13th (+419)
Jul 13th (+598)

xandraaling:

Diana Vishneva at Prix de Lausanne: 1994. Age 17. 

can i pls get this to 1k notes for diana’s birthday?

HAPPY BIRTHDAY QUEEN DIANA ❤️❤️

Jul 13th (+900)

ryanishka:

passionatedancing:

July 13: Diana Vishneva’s Birthday

Diana Vishneva is a true international superstar of ballet. Her passion for an commitment to dance extend far beyond her acclaimed performances with the Mariinsky Theatre and American Ballet Theatre, which have justly earned her legions of fans.Her signature projects, such as the award-winning Beauty in Motion, which received its world premiere at the Center in 2008, enable audiences to discover a new side to one of the world’s greatest dancers

Happy Birthday, Diana!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY LITERAL QUEEN

❤️❤️❤️

Jul 13th (+726)

magicconchshell:

when i check my activity on tumblr i feel like the ceo of a failing company 

Jul 13th (+48105)
tagged as:not ballet-

pas-de-chat-saute-de-chat:

adayofballet:

Marianela Nunez and Carlos Acosta in Don Q

i love them so much it actually pains me

same

Jul 12th (+2727)
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