Volochkova Back?!!?Is this a rumor?
Posted 01 October 2003 - 05:32 AM
Posted 01 October 2003 - 05:53 AM
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Posted 01 October 2003 - 08:52 AM
she told Russia's ORT television Monday. "And the matter here is not the money. ... I have already decided that if I win the suit, if I win a large amount of money I am going to seek, it will go straight to charity."
Posted 01 October 2003 - 10:48 AM
Act II: Labor Ministry says Bolshoi must reinstate dismissed dancer
Labor officials on Tuesday ordered the Bolshoi Theater to reinstate Volochkova, who was fired two weeks ago amid allegations from other dancers that she was too heavy to lift.
The Labor Ministry ruled her dismissal violated labor law, saying she must be rehired by Oct. 6 and given back wages, said Andrei Pryanishnikov, a spokesman for Labor Minister Alexander Pochinok.
Bolshoi spokeswoman Katerina Novikova said it was too early to comment on how the Bolshoi would react to the decision. Pryanishnikov insisted the Bolshoi has no choice but to comply.
The Russian press denigrated her with headlines such as "Not even bears could hold her" and discussed her ability as more suitable for pop-ballet performances than the graceful Russian tradition associated with greats such as Maya Plisetskaya and others.
I'd missed the "not even bears could hold her." Why stop at suing the theater?
Posted 01 October 2003 - 10:57 AM
Posted 24 October 2003 - 02:48 AM
Just to remind. After the known scandal with Rozhdestvensky three years ago the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet Alexei Fadeechev was fired. He won the trial but resigned himself immediately instead of accepting back his former position.
Posted 28 October 2003 - 06:41 PM
the theatre will have two 'Kchessinskayas' - the other being Zakharova.
Posted 29 October 2003 - 12:50 AM
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