Iana Salenko (Staatsballett Berlin) and Semyon Chudin (Bolshoi Ballet), “Grand Pas Classique” choreography by Victor Gsovsky, 2017 Tanzolymp Gala, Berlin, Germany (February 20, 2017)

Photo © Stanislav Belyaevsky

Lucia Lacarra and Marlon Dino (Bayerisches Staatsballett) in Roland Petit’s ‘Thais’ pas de deux at Dance Open festival 2011. © Stanislav Belyaevsky.

Lacarra has feet and ankles that respond almost like hands and wrists. Although she is tall, long and slender, she manages to remain very delicate in her look. She has high extension but uses it in the interest of her art. She has an airy lightness in her lifts, and she dances with her back.