Company – The Royal Ballet
Position – Principal Dancer
Schooling – The Royal Ballet School
In this film, Vadim teaches through Count Albrecht’s Variation from the famous pas deux in Giselle Act 2. In the actual ballet this solo happens as Myrtha, Queen of the Wilis tries to force Count Albrecht to dance to his death for betraying Giselle who died of a broken heart in Act 1 but who, as a Wili (or spirit), forgives Albrecht and tries to safe him from Myrtha.
Vadim has danced this role extensively around the world to great critical acclaim and here shares his personal technique and tips for how to master this demanding solo.
Follow along as Vadim demonstrates his world famous jumps and turns, or simply watch and enjoy!
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