Brazilian Dance Star’s Bolshoi Exodus Brings Him Home – Uber Turco News

Brazilian Dance Star’s Bolshoi Exodus Brings Him Home

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May 14, 2022
The day Russia invaded Ukraine, Brazilian dancer David Motta, then a leading soloist at the renowned Bolshoi ballet, knew he had to leave the country where he had lived half his life.
It was an “obvious” decision — his heart went out to the people of Ukraine — but “the hardest one of my life,” he said.
The gracefully lanky 25-year-old had called Russia home for 13 years. The Bolshoi Academy had taken him in as a boy and turned him into an international star.

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