Dorothée Gilbert (French, born 1983) dances with Paris Opera Ballet. Repetto was created in 1947 by Rose Repetto at the request of her son, famed dancer Roland Petit. Gilbert is photographed dancing in an ombre tutu and Repetto pointe shoes. Gilbert performed in 2012 as the principal dancer in Paris Opera’s “Giselle” at the New York City Ballet.
Incredible Photos of Ballet Dancers Poised on City Streets
Paris-based photographer Little Shao (aka Thinh Souvannarath) unites the two in his dance-inspired photo series. His beautiful artworks depict athletic, graceful ballet dancers — many in pedestrian clothes — set in urban environments.