A year after a revenge plot nearly blinded him, Filin keeps his artistic vision intact. The Bolshoi’s performances at the Kennedy Center May 20-25 mark the company’s first U.S. engagement since the January 2013 attack on its director.
The artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, Sergei Filin, is seen April 9, 2014. Filin, who was nearly blinded in an acid attack a year ago in Russia, has made a remarkable comeback to continue his work with the ballet. Jesse Dittmar/For The Washington Post Buy Photo