Russian ballerina Anastasia Volochkova in his memoirs, “payment for success” spoke about the bribes at the Bolshoi theatre. About it reports “Komsomolskaya Pravda”.
According to her, to get to the chorus you can pay “a tidy sum with four zeros in the dollars.” The more funds a graduate of the ballet school can claim the status of a soloist. According to the artist, the talent it does not play any role.
“And after all know it! I see that the level of performance decreases, which skill and dedication go into oblivion,” protested Volochkova.
She also expressed dissatisfaction with the prices of the tickets to the Bolshoi theater, which could reach 50 thousand roubles: “it’s kind of a mess! Many talented artists in this formulation, the question of the pricing of the tickets lose their audience.”
According to ballerina, now people go to the Bolshoi theatre, not for productions, as to show off their dresses and diamonds. She noted that the theater would be a kind of temple, where went to “to be cleansed from vanity and all that flows to him from the screens of TV.”
On March 19 it became known that Volochkova returned the salary earned at the Bolshoi theatre. She claimed that her salary account has been blocked for 16 years.
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