Tala Lee-Turton

Life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

One year on …

It seems crazy that a whole year has passed since my graduation.  I’ve now commenced my second year as a professional and my first full season working for Astrakhan State … Continue reading

August 16, 2017 · 5 Comments

Life as a professional ballet dancer …

I find it hugely satisfying to be able to say that after four years of intensive training at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, I’ve now made a start on my career … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 · 16 Comments

World Ballet Competition 2016 – Performance Videos

Here are excerpts from the four solos I performed at the World Ballet Competition in Orlando, Florida, 2016: Henriette, Raymonda – choreography Petipa, music Glasunov Spanish, Paquita – choreography Petipa, … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

WBC 2016 – official photos from classical performances

Here are the official photos taken by Virginia Trudeau Photography from my classical performances at the World Ballet Competition in Orlando, Florida in June 2016, the 10th anniversary of the … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · 4 Comments

WBC 2016 – official photos from contemporary performances

Here are the official photos taken by Virginia Trudeau Photography from my contemporary performances at the World Ballet Competition in Orlando, Florida in June 2016, the 10th anniversary of the competition. … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

World Ballet Competition 2016

Miraculously, the year is almost done.  I’ve just spent eight days in wonderfully sunny Florida competing in the finals of the World Ballet Competition, celebrating its tenth anniversary.  This competition … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · 12 Comments

Final year acting exam – Bolshoi Ballet Academy 2016

March 25th 2016 saw the completion of my first final year state exam in acting.  Always a good one to begin the run of exams with, the state acting exam … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · 9 Comments