Tala Lee-Turton

Life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

Preparing for auditions …..

The start of my summer holidays began as soon as I finished my last exam on 11th June… and headed straight for the airport through the rush hour traffic.  I … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · 8 Comments

Tree of Codes – Review

It’s not often I actually manage to see a ballet here in Britain, never mind one as close to home as Manchester. However, just such a thing occurred recently, with … Continue reading

July 11, 2015 · 2 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 · 5 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

Debut on the Bolshoi Theatre Stage

February was such a fantastic month that I really expected to find March ever so slightly disappointing in comparison, however, I couldn’t have been more wrong!  I’ve been so busy … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · 13 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