A collection of over 150 stunning black and white photographs, this collection of images traces the journey of Natalia Osipova, Bolshoi Ballet and Royal Ballet star, as she prepares for the most strenuous role of a ballet dancers career, that of the Swan. Foreword by Alexander Agadzhanov, the Royal Ballet's Senior Teacher and Repetiteur
Natalia Osipova: Becoming a Swan is an intimate portrait of the work of a ballet superstar, and the story told in pictures of how she prepares for the most iconic role in all of ballet. Features over 150 black and white images of Osipova behind the scenes and on stage, including unique glimpses taken from the wings at Covent Garden. Andrej Uspenski has used his exclusive vantage point as a First Artist with The Royal Ballet, to produce a moving photographic tribute to the most exciting prima ballerina in the world today. Foreword by Alexander Agadzhanov, the Royal Ballet's Senior Teacher and Repetiteur.