Aroundtown – May/June 2022: Aroundtown meets Tala Lee-Turton

There’s a fearlessness about Tala Lee-Turton. Her whole life has been spent meticulously moving her body beyond its limits as a classically trained dancer. But now she’s pushing the boundaries of ballet, exercising her creativity to produce performances that defy the customary conventions and boxed in views of the past.  

£1m Genesis Kickstart Fund announces final round of grants

Tala Lee-Turton announced as recipient of Genesis Kickstart Fund for “Here Lies”. In the final phase of its rollout, the Genesis Foundation has awarded a further £360,000 in grants through its Genesis Kickstart Fund to 36 arts projects run by creative freelancers throughout the UK. Since it started its distributions in 2021, a total of …

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 as a professional ballet dancer.  If you’d like to follow my journey as a professional go over to my Instagram page here. I’m thoroughly enjoying …

TLT Ballet Masterclasses 2016

To book masterclasses contact me via my website here or via my Instagram page. I’ve just completed my 2016 masterclasses and private lessons this week.  During the month of July, I taught two masterclasses of 8 – 11 year olds and two of 12 and over.  I also taught lots of one-to-one private classes.  There were …

Graduation 2016 – Bolshoi Ballet Academy

Wow.  It’s hard to describe the magnitude of my feelings when I look back on my graduation at the end of June.  I’ve graduated from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy after four years of intensity I never dreamed I would ever experience.  I am now only the third British female student to graduate from the Bolshoi …

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

World Ballet Competition 2016 – 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 …