Former Prima Ballerina Alleges the Bolshoi Is a High-End Escort Service for Mega-Wealthy Russians

Russia's Bolshoi Theater, which made headlines earlier this year when its artistic director, Sergei Filin, had sulfuric acid thrown in his face by an enemy within the ranks of constantly jockeying ballet dancers, is currently undergoing a pretty dramatic (and public) power struggle. Appearing Sunday on NTV next to… »3/21/13 12:50pm3/21/13 12:50pm

Ballet Director Still Recovering From Having Acid Hurled into His Face

In keeping with the proud tradition of grisly backstage ballet drama that movies have so thoroughly accustomed us to, Sergei Filin, the artistic director of the famed Bolshoi ballet, is still suffering from a vicious attack that took place on Thursday night when someone threw acid in his face. In. His. Face. Though… »1/19/13 12:00pm1/19/13 12:00pm