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 …

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 …

Passports, injuries and auditions

Finally, I’m  back in Moscow after a part-planned, part-unplanned prolonged stay at home in the UK over Christmas and New Year.  It’s good to be back in Moscow and reconnect with my training regime here, but it’s really very cold. I must admit I was ready to fly back home in December.  The start to …

VKIBC Brussels, 2015 – performance videos

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 are particularly interested in entering international ballet competitions, I wrote an article on my top tips for preparing for international …

VKIBC 2015, Brussels – photo diary and rehearsal video.

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 are particularly interested in entering international ballet competitions, I wrote an article on my top tips for preparing for international …

VKIBC 2015 – official photos

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 are particularly interested in entering international ballet competitions, I wrote an article on my top tips for preparing for international …

More performances on the Bolshoi Theatre Stage…..

September and October have been busy months for performances, too.  In September, we performed the Katerina Ukranian character dance at a Jubilee birthday presentation for one of the teachers at the Academy, Evgenia Karapetovna Farmyants. Also performing at this event was the amazing Maria Alexandrova, principal dancer with the Bolshoi.  She performed a piece from …