ABOUT

The Bolshoi. Symbol of Russia, a national treasure and one of the most famous institutions in the world. Recently, however, the theatre has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons: intrigue, personal attacks and management changes have created lurid headlines.Now, for the first time, the theatre directors have allowed the backstage process to BE documented.

With unparalleled behind the scenes access, the film will pay tribute to the dancers’ extraordinary artistic and athletic talents, their abiding fear of injury and the ruthless ambition needed to survive in the world’s most famous ballet company.

Runtime: 86 Minutes

Rating: PG

 

 

TRAILER

PRESS

‘A candid and dramatic glimpse behind the scenes of the world’s most beautiful ballet company, filled with intrigue and political infighting. Not to be missed'

Vogue UK

"Bold, ambitious and gripping"

i-D

"Stunning. The Real Life Black Swan"

Caroline Frost - HuffPostUK

“Makes Black Swan look tame by comparison”

TOTAL FILM

“Exposes the beauty and darkness of the ballet company”

LA TIMES

"a veritable hotbed of scheming, backstabbing and favoritism”

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

FEATURES

"Acid Attacks, Ambition, and Power: The Bolshoi’s Intense Backstage Dramas"

"Backstage at the Bolshoi Ballet: Bolshoi Babylon on HBO"

CAST & CREW

For a full biographies of Dancers in the Bolshoi Ballet, visit the official site here: www.bolshoi.ru/en/persons/ballet/all