The Sleeping Beauty
Princess Florine costume designed by Nicholas Georgiadis (1972). Photo by Setareh Sarmadi.
In 1973, Karen Kain and Frank Augustyn travelled to the 2nd International Ballet Competition in Moscow, Russia, and performed the Bluebird Pas de Deux from Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty. Kain won the Silver Medal in the Women’s Category and 1st prize with Augustyn for best Pas de Deux. The pair were dubbed the "Gold-Dust Twins" due to their magnificent performance at the Moscow competition.
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