Sergei Filin Appears At Bolshoi For First Time Since Acid Attack

“Bolshoi Theater artistic director Sergei Filin appeared at the theater Tuesday to help kick off its 238th season, nine months after being splashed in the face with acid in an attack that shocked the world. Standing up at the event and looking around wearing protective sunglasses, Filin said he was ‘very happy to see everyone’ before proceeding to talk about the upcoming season and introducing new dancers.”