Tag Archives: Bolshoi Ballet

Maya Plisetskaya, the prima ballerina who ran her own race

The era of Soviet ballet tours to Australia is only a memory, but that memory returned for me with the

World Ballet Day # 2: The Bolshoi Ballet

The Bolshoi’s class was the most perfunctory of the three companies I’ve seen so far on World Ballet Day but

World Ballet Day: October 1

Tomorrow five ballet companies around the world will be live streaming from their studios, first from Australia, then Russia, the

Dance nominees in the Helpmann Awards, 2014

The dance panel for the Helpmann Awards 2014 has shortlisted four works for Best Ballet or Dance Work, and in

The Bolshoi’s Jewels, with Smirnova the glittering centrepiece

There were at least two compelling reasons to see the Bolshoi Ballet’s performance of Balanchine’s Jewels, filmed in Moscow last

Memories of the year that was, hopes for the year to come

Looking backwards before glimpsing forward, the two highlights of the Australian dance year were the season of the Paris Opera

The cost of corruption at the Bolshoi

A day before sentence was passed on the three men accused of organising the acid attack on Sergei Filin he

The fascinating rhythms of David Hallberg

Before YouTube, boys and girls who yearned for a life as a dancer had trouble finding film or video of

Ivan Vasiliev: “My hero, he must jump!”

The former Bolshoi Ballet star, Ivan Vasiliev, returned to guest with the Bolshoi on the company’s recent tour to London.

The miracle that is Olga Smirnova

Leo Schofield writes for dancelines from London “It’s unspeakably bad for so many reasons that the injured Bolshoi Ballet director