#TBT: Maya Plisetskaya in "Walpurgis Night"

#TBT: Maya Plisetskaya in "Walpurgis Night"

When I first saw this clip of Leonid Lavrovsky’s Walpurgis Night, I didn’t know what the ballet was about, nor did I care. I was completely transfixed by Maya Plisetskaya. From one-legged hops on pointe to a grand saut de chat, she springs off the ground...
Remembering Maya Plisetskaya

Remembering Maya Plisetskaya

This weekend the ballet world lost a legend. Maya Plisetskaya, a star of the Bolshoi Ballet who danced ambitiously into her 60s, died of a heart attack at age 89 on Saturday. Dancer, choreographer, teacher and director, Plisetskaya was known for her tumultuous history...

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