BACKSTAGE OF THE SHOOTING FOR THE GREAT GATSBY BALLET PROJECTS
12.12.2013

On 11 December the official preparation for the international ballet project named The Great Gatsby kicked off in Kiev. The unique play is to unite classical and contemporary choreography and broaden the audience of ballet art. The best professionals in this sphere are involved in the realization of the project. The head of New Your based Complexions Contemporary Ballet Dwight Rhoden became the choreographer of the ballet. The main role will be played by the star of the world ballet Denis Matvienko. The music will be written by composer Konstantin Meladze while the production is given to Alena Matvienko. As an announcing teaser for the project, the video clip directed by Alan Badoev will be presented, and this is where the editorial team of BESTIN.UA happened to catch up with the participants.

The main part in the video was played by Denis Matvienko together with artists of the National Opera of Ukraine. The vocals were recorded by Russian singer Polina Gagarina. Director of the video Alan Badoev told schematically the video will consist of several parts: tender melody with Polina Gagarina's vocals in English and energetic music of 20s.

Designer and stylist Olga Navrotskaya was working on the images for the clip. The video teaser will appear on TV channels in February 2014, while the premier of the ballet is scheduled for the beginning of October.

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