Image:David Hallberg, the first American to be named a Bolshoi principal dancer.
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Nightly News   |  October 09, 2013

Bolshoi Ballet raises curtain on new season after acid attack

The Bolshoi Ballet has endured one of the most tumultuous years in its centuries-long history, racked by rivalries, jealousy and a horrible acid attack on its artistic director, Sergei Filin. Now, the curtain is up on a new season.  Ballet star David Hallberg, who was the first American principal dancer to join the Bolshoi, has returned. Filin is back, and a long, expensive renovation is complete. NBC’s Jim Maceda reports.    

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