Premiere: Identity, belonging and hope; a transgenerational British-Chinese immigrant experience. Chinese Laundry is dancer Tala’s way of expressing her lived experience as a child, whose family is second generation immigrants from Hong Kong, leading lives in Barnsley, South Yorkshire with a Takeaway shop as their main family income.
Tala Lee-Turton, a renowned ballet dancer from Barnsley, has recently returned to the UK and is excited to launch her brand new production called No Time Like The Present.
Introducing our FLEX 2 participants. Tala Lee-Turton, Producer.
There’s nothing I like more than a Summer’s evening in one of Sheffield’s parks, so the added attraction of an immersive modern dance event, with a specially composed electronic music soundtrack, made No Time Like The Present in the Botanical Gardens unmissable.
Tala Lee-Turton is just one of three British Dancers to train at the revered Russian Academy. But we got to talk to her about showcasing her success closer to home.
Five things you only know if you are a … Classically trained ballet dancer.
Brought to you by Tala Lee-Turton Productions, No Time Like The Present is an immersive dance and music experience which will be presetned for the first time at Sheffield Botanical Gardens. Ahead of the show we spoke to Barnsley-born Tala, a dancer and creative producer …
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.
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 …
Exploring the act of listening to stories passed down through families so that we may carry past generations heritage with us, the film retells a story Tala hears from her Chinese family.