Bolshoi ballet loses leading dancers to theatre in St Petersburg

One of the Bolshoi theatre’s most promising dance partnerships is leaving the Moscow company for St Petersburg’s Mikhailovsky theatre. Prima ballerina Natalia Osipova, 25, and principal dancer Ivan Vasiliev, 22, will leave the newly renovated Bolshoi to work with the Mikhailovsky’s new Spanish artistic director, Nacho Duato. In January, modern choreographer Duato became the first […]