£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 …

TLT Summer Ballet Masterclasses

To book masterclasses or private lessons 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 …

Looking ahead after my summer break …

The summer has most definitely sped by; it doesn’t seem so long ago that I was packing to return home in June, and yet now I’m packing to start my second year at the Academy! So here’s my summer update! The last weeks of my initial year at the Academy were really great; one of …

A Very Full March

So much happened in March 2013! That first weekend, we had a surprise birthday party for my roommate, Ioanna.  This was followed by a trip to see an international rhythmic gymnastics competition in the stadium at Sportivnia which was incredible! We heard about it through my same roommate as her journey to ballet initiated from …

The New Term

Well, I think I blinked and January 2013 was suddenly at its end. True, the first part of the month was still holiday time, however, once again, the time is just flying by. I can only put this down to the fact I have stated before, that I’m enjoying working and learning in this lifestyle …

Spending Some Time Back Home

December 2012 saw temperatures drop really, really low – I left Moscow at crazy minus twenty. Luckily, I was too busy packing and organising my things to need to leave the Academy for much more than a short trip to the supermarket! On our last class (I still did ballet technique class and pointe class …

Christmas is Coming…

Well, November 2012 has proved to be an eventful month. Firstly, as we are nearing the Praktika Concert audition, our teacher has slotted in an extra repertoire slot after point on a Saturday. In addition, we will all practice our solos on the academy stage (where the audition will be) at some point in the …

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