Sofia Golovkina: "There Is No Such Thing as a Ballerina Without Character"
Her way was long and eventful - from a brilliant debutante ballerina to a rector and teacher with many great achievements
October 07, 2021
Love Story: Olga Lepeshinskaya and Aleksei Antonov
This story is about two talented people whose lives elevated them to the very top of the Stalin era: ballerina Olga Lepeshinskaya and general Aleksei Antonov
September 20, 2021
Karl Valts: An Artist Who Knew How to Surprise
His name is among the iconic stage designers in the history of ballet. Karl Valts managed to turn the inherited talent of a stage technician into an exceptional unsurpassed skill.
September 01, 2021
Mathilde Kschessinska: A Jewel of Russian Ballet
A virtuoso dancer, the first Russian ballerina to perform 32 fouettés, a talented teacher and an emigrant - we are talking about the creative life of a ballet star.
August 20, 2021
Carla Fracci: Ballerina and Perfumer
This year, one of the best Giselles in the world - Carla Fracci - passed away. She was the first Italian ballerina in the 20th century, whose name gained worldwide fame
August 11, 2021
Once a Dancer: Allegra Kent
She became a professional ballerina in a matter of 5 years, remained the prima ballerina of New York City Ballet for 30 years and was the major muse of Balanchine - read our article about gorgeous Allegra Kent.
August 09, 2021
Maya Plisetskaya: Step by Step to the Pedestal
She went on stage when she was 7 and when she was 70, performed leading roles hundreds of times, staged her own performances. Plisetskaya never separated the stage and the life: she lived ballet.
July 19, 2021
Love Story: Olga Spessivtseva, Akim Volynsky and Boris Kaplun
Personal life of the legendary ballerina Olga Spessivtseva was in many ways as dramatic as that of her heroine in the ballet Giselle.
July 16, 2021
Igor Stravinsky: Music of the Present, Music of Eternity
For almost half a century, creative life of the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky was at the musical and cultural forefront. He easily changed styles and stage roles, while remaining true to himself.
June 18, 2021
Love for Detail: Ballet Through the Eyes of Costume Designer Emma Ryott
The costume designer from Great Britain created images for the characters of two high-profile performances - the ballets Orlando and The Seagull - premiering at the Bolshoi Theater this year. Let's get to know her and her principles of work better.