Bolshoi Ballet Academy Opening Ceremony 2015

The start of my fourth and final year here at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy was made extra special in that I was part of the formal Opening Ceremony which takes place every 1st September to celebrate the year’s graduates and the arrival of the new students in the first class.  It really initiated the year …

Barnsley ballerina – photos

Photos taken while I was home for the summer at renowned locations in my home town of Barnsley – June 2015. Photos by Chris Sedgewick. If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.

Regal – photos

Photographs taken in my beautiful Grishko tutu, made for me to dance the Aurora variation from Sleeping Beauty. Photos taken by Nicola Selby – June 2015. If you’d like to follow my career as a professional classical dancer, go over to my Instagram page here.

Prague International Ballet Masterclasses 2015

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. There …

Prague International Ballet Masterclasses – portfolio 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 would like advice on your training, I wrote about things to consider in your everyday ballet training regime here.   …

TLT Summer Ballet Masterclasses

To book masterclasses contact me via my website here or through my Instagram page here. The past three days saw the completion of my summer ballet masterclasses in which  I took two groups of 8 – 11 year olds and one group of 12 plus year olds over three days.  I wanted to provide dancers from my …

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 only just made it to the plane on time!  And safe to say, since returning home, the pace has really kept up as I’ve been …

Summer training 2015 – photos and video

I spent a week training at Bristol Russian Ballet School this Summer. I love training with Chika and Yury as I receive intensive coaching and lots of opportunity to work on my performance.  The  week was crucial in helping me plan and prepare for the video I am doing for my auditions next year which I …

13 lessons I’ve learned as a ballet dancer in training

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. Looking …

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 …