Incredible photo... Russian ballet class during WWII.  Even in the rubble and ash of war, there is still room for art.

Ballet class in a destroyed Russian town in WWII Info added by Nandor Ljubanović : ballet school in Leningrad during the period was evacuated.

Tamara Karsavina (10 March 1885 – 26 May 1978) was a famous Russian ballerina, renowned for her beauty, who was most noted as a Principal Artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and later the Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev.

fawnvelveteen: “ Tamara Karsavina March 1885 – 26 May was a famous Russian ballerina, renowned for her beauty, who was most noted as a Principal Artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and later the Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev.

Anastasia Matvienko, 2013 Dance Open Ballet Festival, Savonlinna, Finland - Photo by Stas Levshin - Ballet, балет, Ballett, Bailarina, Ballerina, Балерина, Ballarina, Dancer, Dance, Danse, Danza, Танцуйте, Dancing, Russian Ballet

Very Cool Tutu. interesting sleeve and love the black and white combo. Anastasia Matvienko, 2013 Dance Open Ballet Festival, Savonlinna, Finland - Photo by Stas Levshin - Russian Ballet

anotherballetblog:  Evgenia Obraztsova in George Balanchine’s “Emeralds” from “Jewels”

Evgenia Obraztsova in Emeralds from Balanchine’s Jewels, Bolshoi’s London Season at Royal Opera House July – August Photo by Foteini Christofilopoulou.

Anna Pavlova (Russian: А́нна Па́влова; February 12 [O.S. January 31] 1881 – January 23, 1931) was a Russian Empire ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th century.

Anna Pavlova ~ a Russian ballerina of the late to early century, she is widely regarded as one of the finest classical ballet dancers in history; became the first ballerina to tour ballet around the world.

Gorgeous shot of a dance lesson at a studio. "the Bolshoi Ballet, 1958, photographed by Cornell Capa (brother of the famous photographer Robert Capa)."

Gorgeous shot of a dance lesson at a studio. "the Bolshoi Ballet, photographed by Cornell Capa (brother of the famous photographer Robert Capa)." I really like the authentic feel of the ballet studio and how the picture has warmth due to the soft lighting

Russian Ballet. Svetlana Zakharova. More: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Russian-Dating/539187666095750

Svetlana Zakharova in Don Quixote at Teatro San Carlo - Photo by Francesco Squeglia / Светлана Захарова

This would be so cute as an engagment photo <3 Anyone want to come and see the Russian ballet in September???

My life = BALLET! My favorite/most inspiring ballet dancers: Maria.

The Bolshoi Performs Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ in London - Olga Smirnova - Diamonds

The Bolshoi Performs Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ in London

Bolshoi Performs Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ in London - Olga Smirnova - Diamonds

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