Izvestia reports that Altynai Asylmuratova has resigned as artistic director of the Vaganova Academy.
Leading figures in the ballet world, in St Petersburg and abroad, have protested against the unexpected appointment of Nikolai Tsiskaridze as acting rector of the Vaganova Ballet Academy. Former rector Vera Dorofeeva and artistic director Altynai Asylmuratova were suddenly dismissed in favour of Tsiskaridze and Maryinsky ballerina Uliana Lopatkina. Tsiskaridze has since announced that Asylmuratova […]
The Russian newspaper Izvestia has published an interview with Vera Dorofeeva, who has been replaced by Nikolai Tsiskaridze as Rector of the Vaganova Academy.