Russian ballet dancer and choreographer (b.1940). He was a principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet and its director from 1995 to 2000. He was best known for his role of Spartacus and his powerful leaps and turns. Signed photo shown in performance. Size is 5.75 x 4 inches, signed on front and verso, stamped on verso by photographer Erio Piccagliani, La Scala.