Tala Lee-Turton

Life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

Category Archives: About the Academy

Graduation 2016 – Bolshoi Ballet Academy

Wow.  It’s hard to describe the magnitude of my feelings when I look back on my graduation at the end of June.  I’ve graduated from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy after … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

Bolshoi Ballet Academy Opening Ceremony 2015

The start of my fourth and final year here at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy was made extra special in that I was part of the formal Opening Ceremony which takes … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

A day in the life of a Bolshoi Ballet Academy student

This is a typical day in the life of a Bolshoi Ballet Academy student…… I’m currently in Second Course, the second year of a three-year diploma. We train six days … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · 12 Comments

Winter’s here in Moscow!

17th October.  That’s the day Winter officially arrived here in Moscow.  I’m not sure whether the temperature had dropped a little below zero before then but I was certainly more aware of … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · 7 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

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 · 67 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