Alexei Ratmansky On His Time Leading The Bolshoi Ballet

“The worst thing is the snobbery of this place, that ‘we are the best because we are the Bolshoi'”. That I hate. And maybe I did something intentionally or unintentionally to challenge this, by inviting guest artists, or giving them material that they had to struggle to work on, to discover their weak sides.” A look back at an interview from 2008.