Moscow-born Alex Yocu began working as a photographer in 2010. His main passion is travel photography, reportage photos of real people, and life itself. Since 2011 he has been working with the leading theaters and art centers of his city : Moscow Art Theatre, Gogol Center, Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre, Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow Contemporary Art Center Winzavod, Platforma, Flacon, Theatre of Nations, STANTSIA art venue, and Another Theatre. Since 2012, his work has expanded to include magazines, advertising, and individual art projects. Titled "Dance break, Russia", the series below features Russian models and dancers Artem Gerasimov, Ygor Sharoyko and Alexey Kotovschikov performing aesthetic figures in front of his camera.