Tala Lee-Turton

Life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

Video of Small Grand Pas Performance

This is the actual performance at the Winter concert which I wrote about in my blog here.   Bolshoi Ballet Academy Winter Performance December 2013 – Small Grand Pas featuring … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Springtime celebrations in Moscow – and Lady of the Camellias

The end of February and start of March really was the time for celebrations; the pancake-eating festival of Maslenitsa (pretty much the same as our pancake day except it lasts … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 8 Comments

Ballet Class – Photos at the Barre

Here are some photos of the exercises we do at the barre in my ballet class – I am in the burgundy leotard! See pre-class warm ups here.    

March 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Top tips for international students thinking about training at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

Last updated June 2016. When I was offered my place at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, I thought very carefully through my options before making the decision to accept.  It’s a … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · 60 Comments

Brits at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

First published 08/03/2014 – last updated – 02/01/2017. In 2012, I became the 11th Brit to train formally at the Bolshoi.  I was often asked about my fellow-Brit predecessors.  Here … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · 7 Comments

Photos of solo performance at Dance Open 2013

These are some of the official photos taken at the performance at the end of the Vaganova Master Classes in Finland that I attended in the summer of 2013 – … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · 1 Comment