Another performance at the Bolshoi Theatre

May 2015 May is always one of the most exciting times here at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, summer properly establishes itself and the final year student graduation is cause for a great deal of celebration and promise.  It’s in this month that the graduation show takes place creating an atmosphere which is fantastic to be …

A day in the life of a Bolshoi Ballet Academy student

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 … If you would like advice on your training, I wrote about things to consider in your everyday ballet training regime here. This …

The End of Another Year at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy

Spring 2014 is fast turning into summer 2014 and my second year here in Moscow at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy almost over! It’s a scary thought to consider: in less than two weeks, I’ll have completed the first course (first year) of my three year diploma. This last month has been the toughest in my …

Springtime celebrations in Moscow – and Lady of the Camellias

The end of February and start of March 2014 really was the time for celebrations; the pancake-eating festival of Maslenitsa (pretty much the same as our pancake day except it lasts the whole week!) was the last week of February and it was soon followed by International Womens’ Day on the 8th March.  Of course, …