Tala Lee-Turton

Life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

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 · 20 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

Getting ready for the first course ballet exam

As the Spring weather finally arrives in Moscow, so do the exams, which brings a real intensity to my training. My teacher, Revich, has been working us very hard in … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

Christmas is Coming…

Well, November has proved to be an eventful month. Firstly, as we are nearing the Praktika Concert audition, our teacher has slotted in an extra repertoire slot after point on … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

My Training

It’s the last day of October and it’s snowing! Although this isn’t the first time I’ve seen Moscow in the snow while I’ve been here, it just seems so prominent … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · 2 Comments