The contract expires on March 17, 2016. However, the theater director Vladimir Urin not rule out that the owl can continue to work more in other positions.
Sam Sergei Filin in an interview with “Echo Moskvy” said the general director of the Bolshoi is entitled to take such a decision.
The Minister of Culture Vladimir Medina declined to comment on the situation. As Medina said, “we are not appointed by the head of the ballet. This decision of the director of the Bolshoi Theatre. Obviously, he has a case. ”
In January 2013, at the Owl was attacked. He splashed in the face with acid. Filin still restores sight.