Tala Lee-Turton

Life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

Category Archives: Video of performances

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

Final year character exam – Bolshoi Ballet Academy 2016

April 20th 2016 and my state exams are completed!  As with all major life events, it seemed as if they were unavoidable and yet, at the same time, destined never … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · 4 Comments

Final year duet exam – Bolshoi Ballet Academy 2016

Exams always feel worthwhile, but performances are understandably the most fun. When it came to my duet, however, the two were indistinguishable, due to my fantastic teacher, Georgy Konstantinovich Gusev, who … Continue reading

April 23, 2016 · 5 Comments

VKIBC Brussels, 2015 – performance videos

All of my performances from the Valentina Koslova International Ballet Competition in Brussels, November 2015 – which I also posted about here and here.  

November 22, 2015 · 6 Comments

VKIBC 2015, Brussels – photo diary and rehearsal video.

I had such a great time at the Valentina Koslova International Ballet Competition in Brussels and was lucky enough to win a place at the New York final next year.  See … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · 4 Comments

Winter performance auditions 2014

I was fortunate to audition four pieces for this year’s Winter performance – one solo piece and three group pieces. My solo was Gulnare variation from Le Corsaire.  The classical … Continue reading

December 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

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