Yuri Possokhov shares Prix de Benois with Johan Inger

21 May

Through Olga Guardia de Smoak, I learned that Yuri Possokhov was awarded the Prix de Benois recently in Moscow, sharing the choreographic award with Johan
Inger of Nederlans Dans Teater. Possokhov, who is choreographer-n-residence at San Francisco Ballet and served as one of its principal male dancers prior to retirement from dancing, was cited for the Bolshoi Production of  A Hero in Our Time, recently premiered at the Bolshoi Ballet Inger received the award for his production of Carmen for Nederlans Dans Teater.

The full complement of winners is available on the Benois de la Danse website.

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