Ekaterina Shipulina in “Dumka” from “Reflections”, the Bolshoi/Orange County Performing Arts Centre collaboration (2011). Photo by Gene Schiavone.
“Reflections” packs particular sizzle because the dancers are spectacular, and because the choreography roster includes three strong female names. The show’s in fast-track development. “Today is very difficult,” said Bolshoi star Yekaterina Shipulina bravely, her long blond pony tail mirroring her shapely legs. “Last night we work till 10.”