Vladimir Vasiliev is a premier dancer who has made amazing contributions to the development of classical male dance.
Vladimir Vasiliev one of the great Russian dancers is the only dancer to be given the title УWorldТs Best DancerФ by the Paris Dance Academy. But these days he is busy earning another title Ц that of a painter! His attitude towards painting is that of a professional artist Ц one who paints because he canТt live without it.
But coming back to his skills as a dancer, Vasiliev was born in Moscow in 1940, graduated from the Moscow Ballet School in 1958 and joined the Bolshoi Ballet. RussiaТs influential ballet critic Fedor Lopukhov called him УGod of the dance Е A miracle in art, perfection.Ф