Just when you thought they didn’t need another headache…Hand that company an Excedrin! But you have to admit they are funny, in a sick, sad, sorry sort of way.
For instance, one of the most amusing quotes I’ve read from a person associated with the Bolshoi was (regarding Joy Womack) “this girl was obviously sent to destabilize the company.”
Well, LOL…that’s like arresting an infant for putting a 747 into a barrel roll. Fact is, they were already pretty wobbly, and had been for a long time. You don’t get paid applause in a company that’s totally on the up and up.
While we’re at it, here’s another article on the Womack situation. Apparently she got one (demi)soloist role in the Nutcracker back in January, and blew it. I recall her saying something about someone putting glass in her shoes — maybe this was her excuse. But the comment by a fellow dancer is pretty blistering: