Tala Lee-Turton

Life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

Category Archives: About Moscow

Harlequin Floors

For those of you attending Move It 2016 this weekend in London, you might have caught sight of me at the Harlequin Floors stand.  OK, so it wasn’t actually me; it … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · 4 Comments

Ivan Vasiliev in Don Quixote – May 2015

It seems that the best things in life are definitely worth waiting for! I’ve been waiting for an eternity to see the Bolshoi version of Don Quixote and finally, last … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Review of Lady of the Camellias – May 2015

Last Saturday, I decided to make a trip to theatre with a group of friends to see Lady of the Camellias – a three act ballet by John Neumeier, based on Alexandre … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · 7 Comments

Easter at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

One of the best things about living in Moscow is being able to celebrate two Easters every year; once to coincide with the one back home in the UK and … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · 6 Comments

First month of second course at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

I think it’s fair to say that summer is definitely over now; both in terms of the weather and the way that things have picked up with my ballet training … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · 8 Comments

Highlights of my second year training at the Bolshoi

I cant quite believe I’m back home after completing the second year of my training at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy!  I left Moscow in the scorching 30 degrees heat – … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · 7 Comments

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