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Russian ballerina Diana Vishneva is beauty in motion

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Diana Vishneva and Desmond Richardson dance in Dwight Rhoden’s “Three Point Turn” at the Orange County Performing Artscenter earlier this year. (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
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Vishneva employed a mirrored platform in the second portion of the playful “F.L.O.W. (For Love of Women),” one of three works created for her, at Orange County Performing Artcenter. (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
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Diana Vishneva, in “The Moola Mantra,” wore a silver gown and a ring of long beaded strands that she whirled in a changing aura reflecting and magnifying her energy. (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
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Diana Vishneva with Mikhail Lobukhin, left, and Alexander Sergeev in Act 1 of their performance of “Pierrot Lunaire” at the Orange County Performing Arts Center. (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
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From left, Maria Shevyakova, Diana Vishneva and Ekaterina Ivannikova in the program “Diana Vishneva: Beauty in Motion” at the Orange County Performing Artscenter. (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
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