Mikhail Baryshnikov in “White Nights”, dancing “Koni” (Horses) by Vladimir Vysotsky

(Originally Posted: March 22, 2013) A treat! A clip from the movie, White Nights, showing Baryshnikov dancing an amazing solo choreographed by the famous American choreographer, Twyla Tharp. Taylor Hackford directed the film and it starred Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines, Jerzy Skolimowski, and Helen Mirren. The song is “Dancing Koni” (Horses), sung by the famous Russian singer, Vladimir Vysotsky. The film is about a Russian defector who is an acclaimed dancer who gets captured when his plane crashes in Siberia. [...]

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