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The Bolshoi Ballet

Ballet Director Returns To Bolshoi After Devastating Attack

AP | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW -- The Bolshoi ballet's artistic director has returned to the famed Moscow theater after months of treatment in Germany for burns he suffered t...

Bolshoi Dancer Accused In Acid Attack Defends Actions

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — Pale and haggard after hours of questioning, a leading Bolshoi dancer told a Moscow court that he gave his blessing to an attack on the...

Star Dancer Suspected In Bolshoi Acid Attack

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — Russian police said Tuesday they arrested three men in the acid attack that nearly blinded the artistic director of the Bolshoi ballet,...

Week In Arts&Culture

Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts

The art world experienced its fair share of dramatic news stories this week. Bolshoi ballet dancers were named suspects in an acid attack investigatio...

Bolshoi Ballerina Fears For Her Safety

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 04.01.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — A leading ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet says she wants to stay in Canada after receiving threats – a move that follows an aci...

Former Ballerina Steps In At Bolshoi After Acid Attack

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — The Bolshoi ballet has named a former prima ballerina to fill in for artistic director Sergei Filin, whose face and eyes were burned in...

Questlove's Latest Project May Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

Funding the arts is a constant challenge, which is why we launched our Kickstarter Spotlight series to shine a light on worthy projects looking for h...

APAP 2012: 10 Things the Dance Field Should Be Talking About

Marc Kirschner | Posted 03.10.2012 | Arts
Marc Kirschner

By the end of this year, globalization in dance won't be an emerging trend... it will be a permanent state of existence, and every company should be aware of their global positioning, even if they've never toured outside of their home city.

How An American Became The First Foreigner, Ever, To Join Russia's Ballet Company

Posted 01.03.2012 | Home

By JOCELYN NOVECK, The Associated Press NEW YORK – When David Hallberg was 9, he brought his brand new tap shoes to show-and-tell at school. ...

PHOTOS: WHAT A PARTY!: MOCA Rocks Doug Aitkin's Art Happening

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

MOCA shot itself out of an artistic canon Saturday night as it celebrated it's entry into its fourth decade in a happening masterminded artist Doug Ai...

BALLET: Bolshoi Beauties Bolster Ballet In Southern California

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Ethereal Bolshoi Ballet star Natalia Osipova, arguably the world's prima ballerina, slipped into a rehearsal studio at Orange County Performing Arts C...

Arab Women Beginning To Crack The Glass Ceiling

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

Noor Al-Fayez is the new deputy minister for women's education in Saudi Arabia, a country where women are still not allowed to drive a car.