Elena-Glurdjidze

Elena Glurdjidze dances with 59 other ballet swans, 2011. Photography by Robert Griffin.

The 60 swans flocked to the Royal Albert Hall in celebration of English National Ballet’s 60th anniversary. Thirty extra Swans were selected during rigorous auditions a couple of months prior, because ENB’s in-the-round version of Swan Lake requires 60 swans to be on stage at once.