Photographer Rebecca Blackwell: Mexico Ballet

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First Ballerina Sergei Smirnov, front right, leads dancers in a run through, ahead a performance of Swan Lake in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional set made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Ballerinas warm up inside the theater ahead of a performance of Swan Lake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional set made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Ballerinas warm up inside the theater, ahead of a performance of Swan Lake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional set made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Ballerinas warm up using a railing at the back of the theater, ahead of a performance of Swan Lake in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional set made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
A ballerina warms up inside the theater, ahead of a performance of Swan Lake in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional backdrop made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Ballerinas warm up inside the theater ahead of a performance of Swan Lake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional set made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Costumes hang backstage ahead of a performance of Swan Lake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional backdrop made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Ballerinas dance during a performance of Swan Lake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional set made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
A ballerina uses theater seats for a barre as she warms up ahead of a performance of Swan Lake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional backdrop made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
A ballerina gets a drink backstage as the troupe prepares for a performance of Swan Lake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional backdrop made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
A ballerina adjusts her artificial eyelashes as she prepares for a performance of Swan Lake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is performing a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional backdrop of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Ballerinas dance during a performance of Swan Lake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional set made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Ballerinas warm up inside the theater, ahead of a performance of Swan Lake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional set made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Ballerinas run through a dance ahead of a performance of Swan Lake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional backdrop made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Lead ballerina Ivan Negrobov, center, dances with soloists and members of the chorus during a performance of Swan Lake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. A Russian ballet company is touring Mexico with a version of Swan Lake set against a 3-dimensional set made up of screens displaying video projections. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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Take a trip into the heart of Mexico City where you will find an international array of dance and song. Photographer Rebecca Blackwell captures the beauty of a Russian ballet company touring Mexico, performing the classic 'Swan Lake' with a modern twist. The company infuses technology into the piece, with a 3-D set made up of screens displaying video projections, drawing complete attention to the pure elegance of the ballerinas.
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