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Posted on January 18, 2013 at 12:23 AM in Bolshoi Ballet | Permalink
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Indeed; what truly awful news for him, his family, and his dancers. I hope the doctors are able to help him regain his vision--a most precious commodity for everyone, but especially an ex-dancer/coach. I wish someone had taken the threats he received more seriously from the outset, though we can say this in most cases of tragedy.
January 18, 2013 at 12:41 AM
Agree about taking the threats seriously, especially in a society where political violence within cultural institutions is not unheard of.
January 18, 2013 at 12:49 AM
January 18, 2013 at 01:26 AM
I hope he comes out okay. I was quite shocked when the news popped up in my Headlines tab.
January 18, 2013 at 08:17 AM
Sometimes we like to think that the theater is a safe haven or idyllic place where we can slip away for a few hours while great artists soothe our bruises from the day. But it's really a subculture just like any other subculture with all the same problems.
January 18, 2013 at 11:34 AM
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