A ballet dancer’s audition journey: from Ekaterinburg to Copenhagen and back to Moscow

If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.  Read on to find out more about my life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy … Antwerp – Leipzig – London – Slovakia – Brussels – Dortmund – Prague – Ostrava – Ekaterinburg – Copenhagen – Dessau …

Final year ballet exam – Bolshoi Ballet Academy 2016

If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.  Read on to find out more about my life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy … Seems some sort of miracle that I’m now able to write in the past tense about my graduating ballet exam; marking …

Final Year Ballet Exam Photos – Bolshoi Ballet Academy 2016

If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.  Read on to find out more about my life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy … See my write up and videos in an earlier post by clicking here.     See photos from my character exam …

More photos from my character exam

If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.  Read on to find out more about my life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy … See my write up and videos in an earlier post by clicking here. See photos from my ballet exam here. See …

More photos from my duet exam

If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.  Read on to find out more about my life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy … See my write up and videos in an earlier post by clicking here. See photos from my ballet exam here. See photos …

Final year acting exam – Bolshoi Ballet Academy 2016

If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.  Read on to find out more about my life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy … March 25th 2016 saw the completion of my first final year state exam in acting.  Always a good one to begin …

Final year character exam – Bolshoi Ballet Academy 2016

If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.  Read on to find out more about my life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy … April 20th 2016 and my state exams are completed!  As with all major life events, it seemed as if they were …

Final year duet exam – Bolshoi Ballet Academy 2016

If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.  Read on to find out more about my life at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy … Exams always feel worthwhile, but performances are understandably the most fun. When it came to my duet, however, the two were …

Inspiration from the Ganjou Brothers and Juanita

I am so very grateful to have been the recipient of the Serge Ganjou Award for four years in a row now; an Award that has helped a great deal to support my training in Moscow. Not only has the Award provided me with much appreciated opportunity, it also comes with a fascinating back story. Serge …

Tips on overcoming ballet injuries

Ballet training is hard on a dancer’s body; injury is common place.  I’ve learned a lot on how to deal with my injuries, from small niggles to some more serious, particularly over the last two years when my training has become more intensive. I wrote in one of my blog posts, here, that one of …