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 … There is no form of summer training more ideal for the independent, challenge-seeking dancer than Prague International Ballet Masterclasses; an opinion …

Getting ready for the first course ballet exam

As the Spring 2014 weather finally arrives in Moscow, so do the exams, which brings a real intensity to my training. My teacher, Revich, has been working us very hard in preparation for our end of first course ballet exam that will be on the 16th May. We’ve been doing run throughs of the exam, …

Bolshoi Ballet Academy Winter Performance 2013

The last two months have been my most exciting yet at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy.  December saw me dancing in my first concert at the Bolshoi, plus it was my 18th birthday and, of course, I came home for the Christmas holidays. Before I report on all that though, in November, I was lucky enough …

Free theatre tickets are like buses….

2013 ….you wait all year for one and then two come along at once.  The year has started in an altogether different way to my first year.  Whereas before it took me about a month to figure out how I could get to see any ballet performances at the theatre; this year the Academy provided …

A Quick Breather…

I’m taking the opportunity presented by the public holiday today (Worker’s Day) to provide an update on the past month and, indeed, to recharge – our teacher has allowed us two days off, with the admonition that we meet again, in Friday’s class, as if we’ve had two months off, ready to advance full-speed-ahead on exam work. …

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 …

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