Articles by Zsofia Budai



Gold Medals but No Top Prize at Ballet Contest

Featuring more than 100 dancers, two dozen choreographers and a handful of the most distinguished names in ballet, the XIth International Ballet Competition brought together some of the most promising talent on the international ballet scene.

Moscow Double Date for Doug Varone, Dancers

New York dancers head to Moscow for a show and master class.


'L'Orfeo' Proves Revelation at Golden Mask Awards

Faced with two worthy contenders for this year's Best Production of Opera Award, the Golden Mask musical theater jury came up with the same sort of compromise it has often reached in the past, honoring just one with the award but indicating a close call by naming the individual who staged the other as Best Director in Opera.

Influential Danish Choreography Hits Moscow

Danish choreographer August Bournonville was one of the most influential figures in 19th-century ballet.