**FILE** Sergei Filin (center) poses Sept. 20, 2011, with members of the Bolshoi Theater company involved in the Sleeping Beauty ballet after a rehearsal at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. (Associated Press)

Photo by: Mikhail Metzel

**FILE** Sergei Filin (center) poses Sept. 20, 2011, with members of the Bolshoi Theater company involved in the Sleeping Beauty ballet after a rehearsal at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. (Associated Press)